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Turkey's Erdogan declares referendum victory, opponents plan challenge


Mon Apr 17, 2017 | 1:28am EDT

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Humeyra Pamuk | ANKARA/ISTANBUL

President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a referendum on Sunday to grant him sweeping powers in the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics, but opponents said the vote was marred by irregularities and they would challenge its result. 2,096 more words

Don't let Erdogan become Sultan

Alan Thomas shared Kader Sevinc‘s post (on Facebook).

Thanks to Kader for this. Vote #hayir: don’t let Erdogan become Sultan!

“Turkish Constitutional Referendum: All you need to know” by CHP European Union Representation, Brussels… 439 more words

Posted By JD

Authoritarianism rising -- Turkey moves ahead to strengthen president


DEC. 30, 2016, 6:33 A.M. E.S.T.

ANKARA — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will be able to appoint and dismiss government ministers, take back the leadership of the ruling party, and govern until 2029 under plans approved by a parliamentary commission on Friday. 410 more words

Mayor's Interesting Jail Project

According to Denizli Haber’s news Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) mayor of Denizli/Kale, Erkan Hayla, made a very interesting plan for war on terrorism. He built symbolic jail and imprisoned the plastic models representing PKK and FETÖ (Fetullah’s Terrorist Organization) members in symbolic jail. 72 more words


Turkey's Erdogan could govern until 2029 under plans to change constitution

President Tayyip Erdogan could govern Turkey until 2029 with expanded executive powers under proposals the ruling AK Party hopes will go to a referendum next spring, officials who have seen the latest draft told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Suicide Bomber Kills Three Police In Turkey

At least three people have been killed, and a further eight wounded, after a suicide bomber detonated explosives during a police raid, in southern Turkey. 129 more words


Erdogan waves to supporters after arriving at Istanbul's Ataturk airport

Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) waves to supporters after arriving at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.

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