Daily Archives: November 1, 2018

Local Election Date Published on Official Gazette

In the resolution of the Supreme Election Council published on the Official Gazette, the local election date has been announced as March 31, 2019. from bianet https://ift.tt/2AtapOc via CHPEU

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EBRD invests in Turkish retailer’s lira-denominated bond

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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced on Friday it has invested in lira-denominated bond issued by Turkish retailer Migros. “In a move to support deepening local currency and local capital markets in Turkey, the EBRD has invested 9 million lira … Continue reading

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A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European Friendships – Brown Political Review

A Bad Influence: Erdogan’s Problematic European FriendshipsBy Christopher KobelOctober 28, 2018 Throughout his prominence in Turkish politics, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, now the nation’s president, has raised eyebrows more than a few times. From his remarks on childrearing, “One or two … Continue reading

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Opposition leaders skip reception and presidential greeting on Republic Day

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Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener celebrated the founding of the Turkish Republic at the official ceremony in Anıtkabir, however, did not participate in the rest of the program at the presidential palace and the reception held in Istanbul. In … Continue reading

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CHP leader criticizes gov’t over death of two soldiers

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The main opposition leader has slammed the government after two soldiers died of hypothermia while keeping the night guard in the eastern Anatolian province, demanding a full-scale probe into the incident. “Why are two of our troops martyred in the 21st century? … Continue reading

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Europe’s top rights court fines Turkey over inaction on newspapers targeting two former academics

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Oct. 30 fined Turkey over local courts’ inaction on various newspapers targeting two former academics, İbrahim Özden Kaboğlu and Baskın Oran, over a report on minority rights. In 2004, the general meeting of the Advisory Board, a public body … Continue reading

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Turkey’s lira firms, extends recovery

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Turkey’s lira firmed nearly 1 percent on Oct. 29, extending its recent rally after investor worries were partially eased. The lira, which slumped in August and at one stage was down 47 percent since the start of the year, has … Continue reading

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Monument in İzmir receives two awards from England

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The Monument of Atatürk, His Mother and Women’s Rights Monument in İzmir’s Karşıyaka Square, which was renewed this year and reached a height of 41.7 meters, received two grand awards at the International Property Awards held in England. Professor Tamer Başoğlu, who made the monument in 1972, received the … Continue reading

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