CHP deputy leader Sezgin Tanrıkulu said the Kurdish problem could be solved within the unitary structure of Turkey The main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, proposes full implementation of the “European Local Administrations Autonomy Condition,” which would require the strengthening of the local administrations’ powers in Turkey. CHP deputy leader Sezgin Tanrıkulu said the Kurdish problem could ...
The Nationalist Movement Party, or MHP, was hit with a third wave of “tape scandal” on Saturday with the release online of more R-rated footage of two senior party members with young female university students. MHP leader Devlet Bahçeli harshly responded to the incident Sunday, saying those who engage in immoral acts and have moral weaknesses would not stay in the party. Speaking at his party’s election ral ...Read more ›
CHP (Republican People’s Party) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu spoke to the Hürriyet Daily News during a break from his campaigning in Istanbul on Friday. The main opposition chief said: “Turkey could not carry out a sustainable policy. At first the prime minister asked, what is NATO doing in Libya? And afterwards Turkey participated in the [NATO] flotilla”. “Turkey could not implement a policy that could stand ...Read more ›
With elections looming in less than two months’ time, a political duel between rival leaders dominated the agenda Monday, signaling a tense pre-election period especially on issues around the ongoing Ergenekon case and restricted freedoms. The main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP, is basing its rhetoric on the government’s growing pressure on dissident voices, namely media, intellectuals and ar ...Read more ›
Turkish voters looking for fresh faces in the June 12 general elections will find plenty on the ballot, with both the ruling party and the main opposition overhauling their candidate lists. Many current deputies will not run again as both parties seek to win new voters and boost their representation in Parliament The stage was set late Monday for a dramatic transformation of the Turkish Parliament following ...Read more ›
CHP (Republican People's Party) has gone through some major events recently - starting with resignation of Deniz BAYKAL, the former chief of the part upon a cassette scandal. Kemal KILIÇDAROĞLU the newcomer was a big hope for Turkish citizens not approving of the practices of AKP (currently in power) and people (wanted to) believe KILIÇDAROĞLU with the new wind he had well deserved till then would show a go ...Read more ›