Daily Archives: March 13, 2019

Turkish newspapers label Women’s Day marchers enemies | Ahval

Turkish newspapers label Women’s Day marchers enemies Six pro-government newspapers on Monday called for a campaign against what they called enemies of the call to prayer, referring to women who jeered during the adhan coming from a nearby mosque during … Continue reading

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Turkey Enters Recession, a Blow for Erdogan as Elections Near – The New York Times

Turkey Enters Recession, a Blow for Erdogan as Elections Near By Carlotta Gall March 11, 2019 Turkey has entered a recession, recording two consecutive quarters of falling economic growth, according to government figures released Monday, casting a blow for President … Continue reading

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Turkey protests Belgian court ruling decision on PKK – The Washington Post

Turkey protests Belgian court ruling decision on PKKBy Associated PressMarch 11 at 10:07 AM ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey has summoned the Belgian ambassador in Ankara to protest a Brussels appeals court decision that said a Kurdish rebel group cannot be … Continue reading

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CHP News: CHP Ankara mayoral candidate says he is 8 points ahead of AKP rival

Mansur Yavaş, the joint candidate of the opposition Nation Alliance running for mayor of Turkey’s capital Ankara, has said he is eight points ahead of his main rival Mehmet Özhaseki of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), while expressing … Continue reading

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CHP News: Turkish prosecutor files summary of proceedings against CHP leader

An Ankara prosecutor has filed a summary of proceedings against the country’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, demanding his immunity be lifted for insulting Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2F5CDAK via HDN

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CHP News: CHP mayoral candidate Yavaş indicted on misconduct charges on eve of local polls

Turkish prosecutors have prepared an indictment against the main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) mayoral candidate for the capital Ankara, Mansur Yavaş, on charges of misconduct. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/2F7TxyT via HDN

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Turkey needs to respect foreign media outlets’ independence – IFEX

Turkey needs to respect foreign media outlets’ independence European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) Two German journalists were compelled to leave Turkey on Sunday, 10 March 2019, after their press accreditations were not renewed for 2019 without any explanation. Jörg Brase, … Continue reading

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