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Erdoğan’s approval rate drops to lowest since October 2018

Duvar English Approval rates have dropped to 41.9 percent for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s president and leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), revealed “Turkey’s Pulse 2020” survey by Metropoll research company. The approval rate is lower than it’s … Continue reading

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Main opposition CHP to boycott CNN Türk

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) will boycott the TV channel CNN Türk due to its biased coverage against the party, opposition online news portal OdaTV reported on Feb. 4. The CHP will also call on its voters … Continue reading

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Turkey keeps ignoring ECHR decisions and CoE just watches

The latest Gezi trial on Tuesday was yet another horror show, thanks to the unlawful decisions taken by the panel of judges. Since the lawyers’ demand of a recusation of the panel of judges was ruled out, they left the … Continue reading

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CHP deputy is ‘more than OK’ with early elections

Duvar English Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Özgür Özel said at a provincial board meeting that the party was “more than okay” with the 2019 elections being held early. “If it’s an early election, we’re more than okay … Continue reading

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“A rupture between Ankara and Moscow possible”

The U.S. think tank RAND Corporation’s last report on Turkey published last month, focuses on the disruptive developments of the recent years between Ankara and Washington which increasingly led the Turkish government to seek a strategic partnership with Moscow. However, … Continue reading

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MPs protest femicide with ‘Las Tesis’ dance in parliament

Duvar English Members of parliament from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) performed the previously-banned singing protest from the Chilean feminist collective Las Tesis. CHP Member of Parliament Sera Kadıgil addressed Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu and criticized the arrests … Continue reading

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US-Turkey: On a collision course at full speed

Duvar English Journalist Murat Yetkin has penned a piece on the possible effects of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s remarks on shutting down U.S. air base İncirlik in the southern province of Adana on the relationship between the two NATO allies. … Continue reading

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The rise of Turkish main opposition CHP in municipalities

Duvar English Renowned Turkish journalist Murat Yetkin, in his last piece, analyzed the policies undertaken by mayors of Ankara and Istanbul under the financial constraints imposed by President Erdoğan’s government. According to Yetkin, Erdoğan’s strategy of punishing those who voted … Continue reading

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London Summit an endurance test for Turkey’s relations with the West

Duvar English Turkish journalist Murat Yetkin has penned an analysis on why the upcoming London Summit of the NATO will be a true test of endurance for Turkey’s relations with the West. In his piece, Yetkin points at a verbal … Continue reading

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