Syria operation reveals cracks among Turkish opposition

By |november 13th, 2019|CHP, HDP, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syria war, YPG|

Turkey's military incursion in Syria has given President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a bump in opinion polls and exposed potential cracks in an informal political alliance that claimed surprise victories over his ruling party in local elections this year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Syria operation reveals cracks among Turkish opposition

Erdogan suffers biggest defeat since AKP foundation

By |junij 24th, 2019|AKP, Binali Yildirim, CHP, Ekrem Imamoglu, Istanbul, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Russia, S-400, Turkey, Turkey elections|

Turkey’s opposition has dealt President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies. Ekrem Imamoğlu of the...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan suffers biggest defeat since AKP foundation

Erdogan obtains re-run of Istanbul election, opposition denounces ‘dictatorship’

By |maj 7th, 2019|AKP, CHP, Istanbul, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, MHP, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, Turkish elections|

Turkey’s High Election Board (YSK) has ordered a rerun of Istanbul's mayoral elections, accepting the ruling AK Party's objection 36 days after a stunning opposition victory in the country's biggest city.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan obtains re-run of Istanbul election, opposition denounces ‘dictatorship’

Erdogan’s AK Party to seek recount of all Istanbul votes

By |april 8th, 2019|Binali Yildirim, CHP, Ekrem Imamoglu, Istanbul, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, Turkey elections|

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's AK Party is seeking a full recount of all votes cast in local elections in Istanbul, a senior party official said on Sunday (7 April), a week after initial results showed a narrow victory for Turkey's main opposition party.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan’s AK Party to seek recount of all Istanbul votes

Egypt hits back at Turkey over EU-Arab summit criticism

By |februar 27th, 2019|Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, AKP, CHP, death penalty, EU-Arab League summit, Islamists, Muslim Brotherhood, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, secularists|

Egypt hit back Wednesday (27 February) at Turkish criticism of EU leaders for meeting their Arab counterparts in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh just days after Cairo executed nine people. The foreign ministry accused Turkish President Recep Tayy...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Egypt hits back at Turkey over EU-Arab summit criticism

Erdogan wins presidential election, opposition yet to concede

By |junij 25th, 2018|Authoritarianism, CHP, Fethullah Gülen, Kurds, Muharrem Ince, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkish elections, Turkish purges|

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won Turkey's presidential election on Sunday (24 June), the head of the country's electoral body said, overcoming the biggest electoral challenge to his rule in a decade and a half.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan wins presidential election, opposition yet to concede

Turkish opposition mobilises to ensure fair play in tight poll

By |junij 21st, 2018|AKP, CHP, election fraud, HDP, Kurds, Muharrem Ince, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, Turkish elections, Turkish referendum|

One hundred people listen to presentations crammed into a room in Istanbul, defying the oppressive summer heat and attentively taking notes. Their aim -- to ensure Sunday's elections in Turkey are not marred by election fraud.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkish opposition mobilises to ensure fair play in tight poll

Erdogan calls early elections under state of emergency, new purges underway

By |april 19th, 2018|authoritarian regime, CHP, Fethullah Gülen, Gulenists, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, state of emergency, Syrian war, Turkish coup, Turkish elections, Turkish purges|

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday (18 April) called snap elections for 24 June, saying economic challenges and the war in Syria meant Turkey must switch quickly to the powerful executive presidency that goes into effect after the vote. The...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan calls early elections under state of emergency, new purges underway

Turkey’s opposition leader launches ECHR appeal as he marches to Istanbul

By |julij 4th, 2017|authoritarian regime, CHP, ECHR, EU-Turkey relations, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, News, Turkey, Turkish coup|

Turkey's main opposition leader launched a European court appeal today (4 July) over an April vote that granted President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sweeping powers, stepping up his challenge to the government as he leads a 425 kilometre (265 mile) protest march.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkey’s opposition leader launches ECHR appeal as he marches to Istanbul

Turkey’s ‘No’ campaign defiant despite obstacles

By |april 13th, 2017|AKP, authoritarian regime, CHP, democratic deficit, HDP, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Selahattin Demirtas, Turkey, Turkish referendum|

As the clock ticks down to Turkey's landmark referendum Sunday (16 April) on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's powers, it's impossible to miss the posters for the government-backed 'Yes' campaign in Ankara and cities across the country.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Turkey’s ‘No’ campaign defiant despite obstacles