Monthly Archives: March 2019

CHP News: AKP using CHP-run municipalities in ads: CHP leader

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been filming its ads for the March 31 local elections in CHP-run municipalities because of their successes. from Hürriyet Daily News … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP vows victory in Istanbul, Ankara municipal elections

The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will win a landslide victory in the capital Ankara and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality in the upcoming local elections, party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has vowed. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2JDWonv via HDN

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CHP News: CHP leader says AKP waging smear campaign against his party

The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is smearing the opposition because they have nothing convincing to say amid financial troubles for the upcoming March 31 elections, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said. from Hürriyet … Continue reading

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Turkish stocks dive and key interest rate hits 1,200%

Turkish stocks dive and key interest rate hits 1,200% Fred Imbert Turkey’s benchmark stock index, the ISE National 100 index, dropped 5.2 percent and was on track for its worst day since July 18. More:Turkish stocks dive and key interest … Continue reading

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Statement by the CHP Deputy Chair for Foreign Relations, Ünal Çeviköz concerning Trump’s Proclamation about the Golan Heights and Israeli Strikes on Gaza.

The US President Donald Trump signed a proclamation to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights of Syria that they occupied in 1967 and annexed in 1981. This proclamation contravenes the UN Charter, the UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolutions 242 … Continue reading

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CHP’s Municipal Elections Manifesto: “Remedy Municipalism”

Main opposition Republican People’s Party CHP has announced the election manifesto for upcoming March 31, Municipal Elections. The party has proposed “Remedy Municipalism” as the most basic answer to needs & demands among voters ahead of elections. Previously governing AKP … Continue reading

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Turkey’s voters kept in the dark | Ahval

Turkey’s voters kept in the dark The standard by which the modern world judges elections is whether they are free and fair. In this case, “free” means that citizens entitled to vote have the right to register to vote and … Continue reading

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Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video – BBC News

Christchurch shootings: Erdogan criticised for showing NZ video Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been criticised for showing some of the New Zealand mosque gunman’s video to bolster support at election rallies. Mr Erdogan said part of gun suspect Brenton … Continue reading

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Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Mesrob Mutafyan Laid to Rest

Armenian Patriarch of Turkey Mesrob II Mutafyan, who lost his life in Surp Pırgiç Hospital on March 8, has been laid to rest in Şişli Armenian Cemetery after a funeral ceremony held in the Holy Mother of God Patriarchal Church … Continue reading

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Turkish unemployment surges to 13.5 percent, highest in nine years By Reuters

Turkish unemployment surges to 13.5 percent, highest in nine yearsEconomy Mar 15, 2019 04:05AM ET ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s unemployment rate jumped to 13.5 percent in the November-January period, its highest level in nine years, official data showed on Friday, … Continue reading

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