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‘Mayoral race for Istanbul likely to shape Turkish political landscape’

Here is a story by Reuters on a key election point in Turkey: mayoral race in Greater Istanbul area. Immaculately coiffed with a camera-ready smile, Mustafa Sarigul’s composure cracks a little as his campaign bus swings towards Istanbul’s old city … Continue reading

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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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