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Guest Post: Is The CHP Restoring Some Of Its Mojo?

With the Turkish parliamentary election a little more than six weeks away – and being cognizant of the fact that I’ve been ignoring the Ottomans side of the blog in recent months – today’s guest post comes to you from Selim Koru, who is  1,011 more words


Turkey's potential economy management takes shape as candidate lists submitted

Two months before the general elections in June 7th, political parties in Turkey submitted their candidate lists to the Supreme Election Board (YSK) yesterday. All eyes were on the top four political parties, which already have deputies in the parliament. 536 more words



Turkish stocks continue their slide on rising political tensions with only two months to go until general elections. Rocked by country-wide power outages and the murder of a prosecutor on the other day, political tensions promise to rise as the country will go to polls on June 7th. 431 more words


Turkish prosecutor killed in hostage taking

ISTANBUL — Two members of a banned leftist group and a prosecutor they held hostage inside a courthouse in Istanbul died Tuesday after a shootout between the hostage takers and police, officials said. 409 more words


Major Power Cuts Across Turkey

Massive power cuts have been reported across a number of major cities in Turkey, with some cities’ electricity being restored but many areas still without power. 189 more words


Mr. Davutoğlu vs. Prime Minister Davutoğlu: How much longer? - BURAK BEKDİL - Huriyet Daily News

This is a penetrating and insightful article by Burak Bekdil, in Hurriyet Daily

News, the leading Turkish News Agency. It’s a recommended read. Check it out! 51 more words


Turkish PM urges burying guns, not youths

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu urged people to bury guns in the ground instead of youths, referring to the decades-old conflict between the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and Turkey, at a spring festival organized by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Istanbul on March 21. 26 more words