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CHP News: ‘Paradise Papers’ inquiry rejected at Turkish Parliament, CHP to initiate censure motion

A motion by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) demanding an investigation into Turkish politicians’ accounts in tax havens, as revealed by the recent “Paradise Papers” leak, was rejected at parliament on Nov. 14.  from Hürriyet Daily News http://ift.tt/2zIlT0cContinue reading

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Women’s Organizations Report 4 Prisoner Women Being Tortured in Elazığ Prison

Holding a statement regarding the claims of torture in Elazığ Prison, women’s organizations have informed, that four political prisoner women have been on a hunger strike since November 1 and have been kept in solitary confinement cells. from bianet http://ift.tt/2hBGvRoContinue reading

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Turkey Sends Diplomatic Note to US Over Rıza Sarraf

Upon not being able to receive any information of Sarraf, who has been kept in custody for one and a half years in the US, Turkey has demanded information via diplomatic note. from bianet http://ift.tt/2z7fVHm via CHPEU

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CHP News: CHP head Kılıçdaroğlu questions $30 billion spent on Syrians in Turkey

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called on the government to give a detailed account of the $30 billion officially spent on Syrians sheltering in Turkey so far, suggesting that this amount may be incorrect as … Continue reading

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AKP MP: These Academics Wouldn’t Be Granted Even Right to Live

Referring the academics who signed the peace declaration, AKP’s Kavcıoğlu has said, “No academic, politician or journalists who signed this petition would be granted right to live by any country, leave alone sending them to prison”. from bianet http://ift.tt/2AJbtvA via … Continue reading

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Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists | World news | The Guardian

Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists Bill allowing Muslim clerics to conduct civil marriages passed despite protests amid fears it could lead to more child brides More:Turkish marriage law a blow to women’s rights, say activists … Continue reading

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EU funds Turkish health centers to help Syrian refugees | Europe | DW | 14.11.2017

EU funds Turkish health centers to help Syrian refugees New, EU-funded health centers are opening across Turkey to treat and employ Syrian refugees in effort to remove the language barriers they face when seeking medical care. Diego Cupolo reports from … Continue reading

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Turkey Among Countries in Restricting Freedoms on Internet

Turkey has been ranked among the countries in which freedoms are restricted most in US-based think tank Freedom House’s report. from bianet http://ift.tt/2ifCf73 via CHPEU

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IMF Warns Turkey: Growth to Decelerate

The IMF in its “Regional Economic Outlook” report has underlined the high inflation and current deficit rates in Turkey. The report foresees that the economic growth slowing down will fall to 3.5%. from bianet http://ift.tt/2yxGdhq via CHPEU

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Turkey has to return to Atatürk’s diplomacy

Turkey has to return to Atatürk’s diplomacy Developments in Saudi Arabia have unsettled President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP). Although the Syrian crisis may have produced some common ground for Turkey and Saudi Arabia, disagreements … Continue reading

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