Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Erdoğan handed over the state to Gülen network, says CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu

Duvar English President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) are the ones responsible for infiltration of the Gülen network into the state’s institutions, said main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Feb. … Continue reading

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CHP News: Main opposition leader stresses five problems of Turkey at Istanbul congress

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has laid out what his party believes are pressing issues in Turkey: Democracy, education, foreign policy, economy and social policies. from Hürriyet Daily News https://ift.tt/38cjnhn via HDN

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Court decision to cancel transformation of Istanbul school into İmam Hatip not enforced

Ferhat Yaşar/ DUVAR Despite a court’s decision to cancel the transformation of the İsmail Tarman Middle School in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş district into an religious school, the school remains closed. Area residents have been staging demonstrations every day based on the … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s popularity drops to lowest level

Erdogan’s popularity drops to lowest level ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s popularity rating has fallen to its lowest level since October 2018, according to a new survey. More:Erdogan’s popularity drops to lowest level from Turkish Digest https://ift.tt/2UAOpeI via CHPEU

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Turkey’s ruling AKP membership slides further

Duvar English Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) is facing dwindling numbers as its membership has dropped by 15,692 within a period of 50 days, said daily Birgün on Feb. 9, citing official figures released by the Court of … Continue reading

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Turkish opposition CHP re-elects Kaftancıoğlu as its Istanbul chair

Duvar English The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) re-elected Canan Kaftancıoğlu as its Istanbul provincial head during a party congress on Feb. 9. Kaftancıoğlu was the only person who put forward her candidacy for the position, which was criticized … Continue reading

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The EU’s new enlargement policy and Turkey

The fall of 2019 was a silent turning point for the European Union. First, the EU Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen announced on September 10 that in her term, she will lead a “geopolitical” commission and Europe will learn … Continue reading

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PEW Survey: Nato support drops in France and Turkey is the least favourable

The Pew Research Center in a recent study found that Nato’s public image in France worsened sharply last year. It found that support fell from to 49% from 60% in 2017 and 71% in 2009. No figures were given for … Continue reading

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Constitutional Court Rejects Request for Suspension of Canal İstanbul Project – english

Constitutional Court Rejects Request for Suspension of Canal İstanbul Project 193 MPs from the main opposition CHP had applied to the top court, requesting the annulment of an article of a law regarding the Canal İstanbul project. more:Constitutional Court Rejects … Continue reading

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Vice President Oktay discards parliamentary questions from lawmakers

Serkan Alan/ DUVAR Following Turkey’s transformation into an executive presidential system submitting a parliamentary question has been the only means that deputies have of inspecting and receiving information from the government. Parliamentary questions were previously submitted to Vice President Fuat … Continue reading

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