Daily Archives: September 25, 2020

Turkish parliament only hears ruling AKP’s draft bills in general assembly, speaker’s office reveals

Duvar English The Parliament Speaker’s Office has failed to hear draft bills from any political party besides the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), leaving 2,817 draft bills from the opposition and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) unattended, daily Cumhuriyet … Continue reading

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Turkey’s opposition slams government crackdown on HDP

Duvar English Turkey’s opposition parties have criticized the detention of dozens of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) members, saying that the move is politically motivated. Turkish police on Sept. 25 detained dozens of HDP members, including the co-mayor of the eastern … Continue reading

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How the FinCEN files are (not) reported in Turkey

The FinCEN files that were released last Sunday shook the world. News agencies have since put forward detailed reports of criminals, oligarchs, and despots moving dirty money around the world.  The FinCEN files, which were carried out by the ICIJ … Continue reading

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Erdoğan says course of talks on Mediterranean dispute to depend on steps taken by Greece

Duvar English Turkey, Greece agree to resume talks after four years in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg held a phone call on Sept. 23 and discussed the situation in the eastern Mediterranean. The phone … Continue reading

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