Monthly Archives: November 2018

CHP MP Ali Şeker: 22 Thousand Children Become Mothers in 18 Months

CHP İstanbul MP Ali Şeker has announced the answers given by the Ministry of Health to his questions regarding child motherhood. Şeker has stated, “More than 40 children have been forced to become mothers a day across Turkey.” from bianet … Continue reading

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CHP Deputy President Ünal Çeviköz’s written statement regarding EP Progress Report 



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EP Turkey Rapporteur Kati Piri presented a draft report with respect to Turkey’s EU accession talks on 14 November 2018 and officially asked for a suspension of Turkey’s negotiations. At the same time, Germany’s Health Minister Jens Spahn also expressed … Continue reading

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Partisanship appointment blocks Turkey’s road to Europe

Turkey wants to get out of the Council of Europe’s (CoE) monitoring process as soon as possible, according to Hürriyet Daily News representative in Ankara Serkan Demirtaş. It is not rocket science to guess what it takes to get out. Whatever … Continue reading

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What Does Smoking Ban on Social Media Mean?

We have asked Ali Şeker, a member of the Health, Family, Labor and Social Affairs Commission of the parliament, about the recently passed article which foresees a ban on the use of tobacco products and the display of their images … Continue reading

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Economic morale in Turkey drops to lowest in decade

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Turkey’s economic morale index dropped 4.8 percent in October, according to a statement by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on Oct. 31. The economic confidence index, which was 71 in September, decreased to 67.5, according to the statement. This is the lowest figure since January 2009, according to TÜİK … Continue reading

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Thousands have already booked their seats for popular Eastern Express

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With the winter approaching, the demand for seats on the Eastern Express, a train service that links the capital Ankara with the eastern province of Kars, has surged again, as the number of tickets sold so far for the winter months reached … Continue reading

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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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