Tag archive for ‘Kılıçdaroğlu’
By admin On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Opposition leader plays voice recording about an alleged corruption scandal

It seems as if the powerful PM of Turkey could be in real trouble now provided he cannot persuade his voters that a leaked voice recording (allegedly) between PM and son is nothing but a plot against him. The reason More...

By admin On Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Main opposition chief slams PM for attempting to paralyze justice

In relation to most recent moves from the government Prime Minister Erdoğan continues to receive strong criticism from opposition. In this regard, main opposition leader KILICDAROGLU has denounced the PM saying the More...

By admin On Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Opposition requires ministers implicated in graft probe to resign

Following the big corruption scandal having to do with sons of some ministers and others close to the government, Turkey’s opposition parties seem determined to increase the pressure on those involved of which More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Opposition: AKP putting people at risk for short-term interests

Republican People’s Party (CHP) Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu explains why his party has so far refused to be part of the ongoing peace effort. DHA photo Turkey’s main opposition head, Republican People’s Party (CHP) More...

By admin On Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Opposition leader slams foreign minister for his performance

Kılıçdaroğlu slams FM on foreign policy Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu is the most helpless foreign minister Turkey has ever had, Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said Aug. More...

By admin On Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Opposition leader: Turkey is now in trouble in Syria

Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu recently criticized the government’s stance on Syria, saying Turkey is now “a country in trouble.” “We do not want our people to pay the price More...

By admin On Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Breakthrough: Parties agree on roadmap over Kurdish issue

In a watershed for Turkish politics, the leaders of the two largest parties agree to a joint road map to end the Kurdish problem Turkish politics witnessed a historic breakthrough yesterday as the ruling and main More...

By admin On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu to meet with PM Erdoğan

CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu says he has asked for a meeting with Prime Minister Erdoğan to discuss an initiative on the Kurdish issue. Erdoğan, who is visiting Diyarbakır on June 2 is expected to have the final More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Opposition: Probe for Feb 28th coup has turned into “witch hunt”

Turkish police have launched a third wave of raids as part of a probe into the Feb. 28 post-modern coup of 1997 amid complaints by the main opposition’s leader that the investigation is turning into a “witch More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

CHP takes its opposition to new education bill, to the streets

The CHP takes its opposition to education reform to the streets, drawing 20,000 to an Ankara square in a bid to halt a government bill Tens of thousands of people flocked to the streets of Ankara March 27 to protest More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Opposition parties accuse Turkish PM Erdoğan of being “A Post-modern Dictator”

Turkish parties continue trading pointed barbs with the prime minister praising a controversial education bill passed contentiously at a brawl-marred panel while two opposition parties accuse him of ‘being a dictator’ Turkey’s More...

By admin On Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Turkish main opposition leader calls on PM to work together on education reform bill

Ninety-one percent of Turks lack adequate information on how planned education reform will affect their children, according to a poll by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), which has called for More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

CHP party announces new road map on the way to more democracy for Turkey

CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu cements his grip within the main opposition. Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu cemented his victory over the intra-party opposition More...

By admin On Sunday, February 26th, 2012

CHP leader promises democracy for his party and Turkey

The main opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) extraordinary convention has opened amid tensions as a leading dissident lawmaker said the gathering had failed to reach the required quorum. According to More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Main opposition leader Kılıçdaroğlu expresses worry for fate of prosecutors in fraud case

Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu expressed worry yesterday for the fate of prosecutors that have opened up a corruption probe into members of the Public Procurement Authority (KİK), suggesting they More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2012

CHP Leader criticizes PM Erdoğan for supporting probe into main opposition

Republican People’s Party leader Kılıçdaroğlu criticizes Prime Minister Erdoğan’s support for a probe into the main oppostion leader. ‘The victim of yesterday has become the oppressor of today’ says More...

By admin On Thursday, January 12th, 2012

CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu challenges judiciary and requests an end to his immunity

The CHP’s leader requests an end to his immunity so that he can face charges that were welcomed by the PM Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu applied yesterday for the abolition of his judicial immunity More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Democracy in Turkey: Main opposition leader may face imprisonment for “influencing a fair trial” and insulting judges

Ankara is hit by a new political earthquake, as a prosecutor looks to try the CHP’s leader for ‘influencing a fair trial’ The public prosecutor in Istanbul’s Silivri district is seeking the revocation of More...

By admin On Friday, October 28th, 2011

CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu slams government on NATO radar to be installed in Turkey

Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said intelligence gathered from a U.S. radar system to be stationed in eastern Turkey as part of NATO’s missile defense project will be shared with countries outside More...

By admin On Thursday, September 1st, 2011

CHP Chief Kılıçdaroğlu Visits Somalia as Turkey Plans Permanent Residence

Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu visited a Somali refugee camp in Kenya on Wednesday to hand out humanitarian supplies. Kılıçdaroğlu met with camp officials who received aid that was donated by More...

By admin On Sunday, August 14th, 2011

CHP Chief Asks Parliamentary Speaker to Do His Duty for Jailed MPs

The chief of the main opposition party has called on the parliamentary speaker to do his duty for parliamentarians who were not released after being elected on June 12 general elections. “Mr. Cemil Çiçek should More...

By admin On Thursday, July 7th, 2011

CHP Leader: We are trying to overcome this shameful act against democracy

The leader of Turkey’s main opposition has said his party does not want to create a parliamentary gridlock following an important meeting with the legislature’s newly elected speaker on Thursday. “We do More...

By admin On Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Turkey: CHP Sends Letter to Int’l Community Explaining Reason for Not Taking Oath in Parliament

The main opposition leader sent a letter Friday to the international community, explaining his party’s reasons for not taking oath in Turkey’s Parliament on Tuesday. Eight deputies elected are currently in custody More...