Daily Archives: June 26, 2019

Istanbul opposition leader faces jail time for social media posts

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The story ( 28.05.2019 ), please read the briefing below as well: An Istanbul court on Monday accepted an indictment charging the chair of the main opposition party’s Istanbul branch with insulting the president and spreading terrorist propaganda, state-run Anadolu … Continue reading

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CHP News: In Istanbul polls, the victor is democracy, CHP leader says

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said the victory of his party’s candidate is democracy. from Hürriyet Daily News http://bit.ly/2IA6u6a via HDN

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Istanbul vote signals shift in Erdogan’s dominance – CNN

Istanbul vote signals shift in Erdogan’s dominance in TurkeyAnalysis by Arwa Damon, Gul Tuysuz, Isil Sariyuce and Jomana Karadsheh, CNN Updated 2157 GMT (0557 HKT) June 23, 2019 The Erdogan effect: How one man shaped Turkey 03:32Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)Change, hope, … Continue reading

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Istanbul erupts into celebration after landmark victory for opposition party – video | Global | The Guardian

Istanbul erupts into celebration after landmark victory for opposition party – video Tens of thousands of people celebrated on the streets of Istanbul as main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate Ekrem Imamoglu claimed a decisive victory in the city’s … Continue reading

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Istanbul mayoral vote: Is ‘disastrous’ loss beginning of Erdogan’s end? – BBC News

Istanbul mayoral vote: Is ‘disastrous’ loss beginning of Erdogan’s end?By Mark Lowen The defeat of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AKP party ends 25 years of its rule in IstanbulAs the scale of Ekrem Imamoglu’s victory became clear, his supporters … Continue reading

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CHP News: Istanbul elections send message of democracy to world, says CHP head

The renewed Istanbul elections of June 23 sent a message to the world, restoring trust in Turkey’s democracy, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on June 25. from Hürriyet Daily News http://bit.ly/2YbyfaI via CHPEU

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Democracy pushes back against Erdogan in Turkey – Los Angeles Times

Democracy pushes back against Erdogan in TurkeyBy THE TIMES EDITORIAL BOARDJUN 25, 2019 | 3:05 AM On the surface, Sunday’s mayoral election in Istanbul centered on garbage collection, water service and other municipal issues. But it was ultimately a referendum … Continue reading

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