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Turkey's Supreme Election Board on Thursday announced the calendar for early elections in the country on June 24. According to the calendar, the presidential and parliamentary elections will start on April 30 which will be followed by the following timeline: April 30 - Political parties that will form a coalition ...
Turkey's Supreme Board of Elections (YSK) on April 26 announced the calendar for the June 24 presidential and parliamentary elections. Accordingly, the process for the presidential election will begin on May 1. Political parties are required to submit the names of their candidates by May 5. The final list of ...

The Turkish Parliament has approved a legislative package for the harmonization of the current election and political party laws based on the new electoral terms stipulated ... The package makes changes in laws on basic electoral regulations, lawmaker elections, political parties and presidential elections.
Local Bosniaks and Turks who reside in Bosnia and other Balkan countries are also expected to join in. The decision is to ... We will stop all election campaigns and related activities of Turkish political parties in our country,” Austrian Prime Minister Sebastian Kurz told a press conference on April 20.
Beginning with its first multi-party competitive election in 1950, Turkey long had a history of holding reasonably free and fair elections. Its election laws are far from perfect: The 10 percent threshold for political parties to enter parliament, introduced after the 1980 coup to support stable governments, ...
Although all elections are important in Turkish politics, the June 24 election will be particularly crucial. First of all, the presidential system will become fully operational after the election. Moreover, the vote will end the period of turbulence, which started in 2013. Between May 2013 and July 2016, Turkey was ...

The YPG is a key ally in Washington's war against Islamic State militants, but Ankara accuses the militia of being linked to the PKK, which is waging a decades-long Kurdish insurgency within Turkey. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim slammed Washington for the recent creation of a Syrian political party ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – Another large Turkish Army convoy has entered the northwestern countryside of Syria, pro-opposition activists ... For weeks, the Turkish Army has been building up their forces in this area, as they prepare to attack the PYD (Kurdish political party) controlled Afrin Canton.
The diplomatic status of Jerusalem, or Al-Quds in Arabic, is one of the world's most complex and sensitive issues. Jerusalem is considered holy by Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and any change in the status of the city risks vast repercussions across the Middle East. The status of Jerusalem is a key issue ...
The AKP is also currently working on amendments to the existing law that allows the closure of political parties, planning additional provisions for the Political Parties' Law in order to allow criminal investigations to be filed against political party officials. However this provision needs a constitutional change.
Turkish political parties reject US plan on Jerusalem. Turkish political parties issue joint declaration against US move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. home > Turkey, world, todays headlines 06.12.2017 Emin Avundukluoğlu Ankara. Turkish political parties reject US plan on Jerusalem. Features. archive. By Emin ...
All political parties represented in the parliament put their signature on the declaration. The decision places the U.S. at odds with the rest of the world -- excluding Israel -- reversing decades of American policy, and could stymy any effort to resume long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians ...
The first is the ongoing case in New York, in which Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab revealed the details of a scheme that enabled him and his ... main ally, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), appear to be accelerating efforts to draft new laws, including the Election Law and Political Parties Law.
The reforms passed in April will extend the Turkish president's executive powers and the president will also be allowed to retain ties to a political party. The other major changes include lowering the age to become a lawmaker to 18 from 25, increasing the number of seats in parliament from 550 to 600, ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkey's opposition Nationalist Movement Party leader urges Russia to exclude the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in planned Syria peace talks in Sochi ... This congress will “gather representatives of different political parties, internal and external opposition,” Putin said.
Bahceli, in return, urged the AKP lowering the 10-percent threshold required for any political party to get into parliament. ... The ruling party has been working for amendment on the Elections and Political Parties Law to make ready for 2019, elections and two right wing parties are discussing possible ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Turkey's objections to Syrian Kurdish groups will ... on Wednesday after meeting with his Iranian and Turkish counterparts. ... This congress would “gather representatives of different political parties, ...

Russia, Iran, and Turkey have agreed to organize a "congress" involving ... "The Iranian and Turkish presidents have supported the initiative to convene the ... table delegates from different political parties, internal and external ...
Ballot box committee members are nominated by political parties and chairpersons are appointed by District Electoral Board (DEB) chairs and ...
... opinions while passing the turkey and dressing this Thanksgiving. ... about broaching politics isn't coming from just one political party, but ...
Today there are 6 main political parties in the Turkish political arena, namely, Justice and Development Party, the Nationalist Movement Party, the Republican People's Party, the Democratic People's Party, the Great Unity Party and, of course, the Good party (İyi Parti). The current political situation in Turkey ...
Today there are 6 main political parties in the Turkish political arena, namely, Justice and Development Party, the Nationalist Movement Party, the Republican People's Party, the Democratic People's Party, the Great Unity Party and, of course, the Good party (İyi Parti). The current political situation in Turkey ...
A new Turkish political party, called Iyi partisi – meaning Good Party, the founder ... I am a citizen of Turkey, however my ethnicity is Armenians”.
Bilici: Turkey's Erdogan shows why we must care about press freedom ... But neither society nor political parties realized that if they let the gate of a TV ... Since then, Erdogan has jailed the leader of a political party, several MP's ... Today, Erdogan has control more than 90% of the Turkish media in one way ...
The current 10 percent electoral threshold in Turkey is too high and needs ... should be decided through a consensus between political parties.
Women of Turkey's political parties: More female involvement in politics .... activities that address the problems of women in Turkish society and also ... "The place of women in the political party should be considered the same ...
Turkey's media is under pressure on “three fronts,” in what amounts to a ... call for all political parties to tackle mayors suspected of illegal acts, ...
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a Republic Day ceremony at ... “Other political parties' mayors are not my responsibility, and they may not ... Turks may also be weary of a state of emergency in place since a ...
Anadolu Agency · English · Anadolu Agency · Turkey ..... Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart Daesh attacks. ... selling books on Christianity as well as the HQ of a local political party in Istanbul. ... On July 5 this year, Turkish police arrested six people suspected of ...
The Iraqis set up positions between the Turkish and the Iraqi Kurdish ... would now be subject to three checks -- by Turks, Iraqi forces and the Kurds. ... and accused security forces loyal to a rival political party of "high treason" ...
A Turkish party has won a municipality in Macedonia's recent local ... Nineteen political parties, coalitions and independent candidates took ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, having lost his last Kurdish "brother" ... Yet Turkey has the largest Kurdish population in the region and will hold ... For decades, Kurdish political parties faced legal challenges.
The problem Turkey faced and why the Turkish Republic could not be a ... cannot empower a political party or leader to rule the country with a ...
In the Turkey of 2017, one of the most fundamental concerns of ... be the wish to create a righteous competition environment for political parties.
I asked Aydin to help me find Turkish citizens in the Kansas City area ... Turks live in fear of what Turkey's leaders might do to relatives there, ... Turk-X said that happened because their father was already in ... The BBC answered that this way: “A well-organized community of people — not a political party.
In Turkey, a potential rival to President Erdogan is emerging. Former Interior Minister Meral Aksener has just launched a new political party: the “Good Party. ... Party has been backed by five members of the Turkish parliament.
A Turkish lawmaker has slammed the use of the term “moderate Islam” by ... Another Turkish political party to comment on the crown prince's ...
Meral Akşener's long-awaited political party was born on Oct. 25 with ... of political parties whose candidates failed to reach the second round.
A Turkish municipal council member of Germany's Greens party resigned and joined the Turks' Alliance for Innovation and Justice Party (BIG), citing the ... Green Party known for his anti-Turkey sentiments despite being a Turk himself, went ... Akdağ claimed that not only the Greens but all political parties in ...
Merkel sees no decision on Turkey at EU summit as German politicians call for harder line ... Can Dundar, the former editor-in-chief of the Turkish opposition ... German political parties from across the spectrum are also calling ...
The feisty Patidar youth has always maintained that he will not join any political party until his demand for reservation is met. However, it does ...
The unprecedented reversal of a decision to allow Turkish classes to be held in ... as part of an agreement between Germany and Turkey and that the Turkish ... Prior to the recent general elections, all political parties adopted an ... issued numerous statements against the German-Turks in the country and ...
Mr. Erdogan, who heads an Islamic political party, has long used America as a ... Americans, some Turks who work at American diplomatic missions in Turkey, ... The recent arrest of a Turkish citizen employed by the American ...
The Turkish government responded in kind to the U.S. refusal to process visas ... have broad support among Turks — and with good historical reasons. ... And to varying degrees, all political parties in Turkey have tended to flirt ...
The U.S. and Turkey sought to ease tensions after the two countries ... In the Netherlands, four political parties have reached an agreement to ...
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, waves to supporters after he delivered a speech at his ruling political party's conference in ...
Turkey and Venezuela don't have many things in common but they do ... and socially conservative political party that has transformed domestic Turkish politics. ... Turkey can import more Venezuelan oil (Turkish imports from ...
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures as he delivers a speech at his ruling political party's conference in Afyonkarahisar province in ... The Observatory added that the expected Turkish operation in Idlib will be ...
Here's where the major political parties stand on issues ranging from .... Turkey: The Greens favor Turkish EU accession in principal, but have ...
The Turkish presence in Germany dates back to October 1961, when they were ... in voting for a political party, because almost all of them promote either an anti-Turkey ... political parties, a survey conducted by the UETD, an influential Turkish ...


 

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