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Loser Erdoğan throws a tantrum after losing Istanbul

Loser Erdoğan throws a tantrum after losing Istanbul by Tom Rogan | April 15, 2019 Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a man of arrogance and uncertain mental stability. He is ill-disposed to accepting embarrassing election losses. More:Loser Erdoğan throws … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s Party Says It Will Seek Rerun of Vote in Istanbul – Bloomberg

Erdogan’s Party Says It Will Seek Rerun of Vote in IstanbulBy Firat Kozokand Selcan HacaogluApril 9, 2019, 4:02 AM EDT Updated on April 9, 2019, 8:12 AM EDT Battle for control of Turkey’s largest city enters second week Opposition had … Continue reading

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CHP has confidence in election board: İmamoğlu

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul mayoral candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu has said his party has confidence in the Supreme Election Board (YSK) and that it would make the right ruling amid claims of vote irregularities in the elections by … Continue reading

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U.S. senators introduce bill to sanction Turkish officials …

U.S. senators introduce bill to sanction Turkish officials over detentionsby ReutersTuesday, 9 April 2019 23:00 GMT By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON, April 9 (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators on Tuesday introduced a bipartisan bill requiring the imposition of sanctions on Turkish … Continue reading

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Opposition calls on electoral authorities to be impartial

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has warned the security of the election was in danger, calling on the Superior Election Council (YSK) to be impartial. from Hürriyet Daily News http://bit.ly/2GbWwHf via HDN

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Opposition candidate victory confirmed in Ankara – Politics – ANSAMed.it

Opposition candidate victory confirmed in Ankara After partial recount obtained by Erdogan’s AKP ISTANBUL, APRIL 8 – The contested mayoral election in Ankara officially closed on Monday in favour of CHP opposition candidate Mansur Yavas, following a partial recount of … Continue reading

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Turkish Banks Sweat Under Rising Pile of Debt Restructurings – Bloomberg

Turkish Banks Sweat Under Rising Pile of Debt RestructuringsBy Ercan Ersoyand Fercan YalinkilicApril 8, 2019, 12:00 AM EDT Queue of companies seeking to renegotiate loans growing longer Lenders under pressure as economy shrinks, boosting bad debts More:Turkish Banks Sweat Under … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s ‘milestone on the road to the end’ | Claude Salhani | MEO

Erdogan’s ‘milestone on the road to the end’ The people are far more concerned with the foundering economy than putting the country on a path to becoming an Islamic republic, somewhat like Iran. More:Erdogan’s ‘milestone on the road to the … Continue reading

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The Guardian view on Turkey and Erdoğan: a weakened strongman | Editorial | Opinion | The Guardian

The Guardian view on Turkey and Erdoğan: a weakened strongman Editorial The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives at a news conference in Istanbul ‘There is no doubt about the blow dealt to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the country’s authoritarian president, … Continue reading

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Controversial recounts endanger Turkish electoral board’s integrity | Ahval

Controversial recounts endanger Turkish electoral board’s integrity The local elections took place in Turkey last Sunday night, but thanks to persistent challenges by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the votes in key districts and municipalities have still not … Continue reading

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