Turkish opposition presents ‘historic’ pact to defeat Erdogan

Source:Financial Times Date:01Mar2022

Seren Selvin Korkmaz, executive director of the Istanbul-based think-tank IstanPol, described the declaration as “a historic day for Turkey”, adding that the fragmentation and polarisation of

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Turkey’s Fight Against Coronavirus Fails to Heal Divisions, Opponents Say

Source:New York Times Date:10Apr2020

The government’s initial response to the outbreak appeared to have public support. A survey by pollster Metropoll on Wednesday showed a strong rise in Erdogan’s approval rating to

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Erdoğan files complaint against Kılıçdaroğlu, 72 CHP deputies

Source:Hurriyet Daily News Date:20Jul2018

State of Emergency is history, but  pressure on the oppostion piles up:   Kılıçdaroğlu had tweeted a cartoon on July 17 depicting Erdoğan as various animals to show support for four

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Erdoğan Not Assured of First-Round Victory

Source:Center for American Progress Date:17Jun2018

In April, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called for snap elections expecting to solidify his rule under new constitutional powers. Yet with less than two weeks to go until the June 24

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Meral Aksener launches Turkish presidential election campaign

Source:al Jazeera Date:15May2018

Iyi Party leader says she is seeking to fill what she says is ‘the administrative vacuum in Turkey’. CHP candidate Ince is yet to unveil his platform, but   vows to ‘bring peace to

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