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More drama in Turkey: Authorities seize assets of main opposition CHP’s Istanbul mayoral candidate, Sarıgül

Turkish authorities seized the assets of Mustafa Sarıgül, candidate of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) for Istanbul mayoral post, an official said on Friday, ahead of a crucial local election due to take place in March.   Turkey’s Savings Deposit Insurance … Continue reading

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AKP government attempts to find ways to contain the growing crisis

In an attempt to resolve a deepening political crisis that erupted with the government’s plans to change the structure and operation of the country’s top judicial body, the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) has proposed that the opposition parties … Continue reading

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Doors open for PKK pull-out

In a matter of 24 hours the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government has killed three birds with one stone: It has made public a “wise men” commission to explain the “farewell to arms” talks to the entire country; it … Continue reading

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CHP’s foxes strike back, setting the scene for trouble

  All the variables are now at play. The Justice and Development Party (AKP) is determined to keep its feet on the gas pedal, pushing the “solution process” further. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to have loosened up with … Continue reading

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