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Turkey’s Armenian Church Leader Patriarch Mutafyan Dies - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Turkey’s Armenian Church Leader Patriarch Mutafyan Dies - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Mirrorspectator - 2019-03-31 15:57

Turkey’s Armenian Church Leader Patriarch Mutafyan Dies - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator - Mirrorspectator

World Leaders Hail Turkey’s Erdogan on Local Vote Win

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK Leaders across the world on Monday congratulated Turkey’s president for his party’s win in local elections. The leaders called President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after unofficial results showed the Justice and Development (AK) Party won nearly 45 ...

Turkey’s Ruling Party to Object Invalid Votes in Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-04-01 18:43
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s ruling party said Monday it will object to invalid votes and irregularities in the capital Ankara during local elections. “We have identified invalid votes and irregularities in most of the 12,158 polling stations in Ankara,” Fatih Sa ...

Erdogan's ruling AKP suffers setback in Turkey's local election

Rûdaw - 2019-04-01 16:30
Losing Turkey's two major cities would be a clear setback for Erdogan ...

Erdogan’s AKP suffered a blow in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 13:23
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered stunning setbacks in local elections as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time since the party’s founding in 2001, and was on course to lose the biggest prize of all, Istanbul. ...

Kareem Fahim: From Turkey’s bursting prisons, literature breaks out

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2019-04-01 11:58
ISTANBUL — As surely as dissidents have been locked up throughout Turkey’s turbulent modern history, their words — poems, memoirs, fiction and even screenplays — have managed to break out. The country has a long tradition of literature written in prison, ...

Turkey’s Vice President Casts Ballot In Local Elections

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay cast his ballot in the capital Ankara on Sunday in local elections. Speaking to reporters after casting his ballot, Oktay said he hopes they will continue their way with a stronger and a more stable Turkey on ...

President Erdogan Casts Ballot In Turkey’s Local Polls

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast his ballot in Istanbul in Sunday’s local elections. Speaking to reporters after casting his vote, Erdogan expressed hope for high turnout in ballot boxes. He said the voting process is continuing sm ...

Kurdish votes will be crucial in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
ISTANBUL,— Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey’s March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races in I ...

Turkey’s terror sponsorship is worse than imagined

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 15:24
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute I have written much over the years about Turkey‘s complicity with terrorism over the past decade. Interviews with a captured Islamic State prisoner, however, make clear that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s t ...

Kurds to be key swing vote in Turkey's local elections

Washington Times - 2019-03-25 02:39
ISTANBUL (AP) - Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey's March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party campaigns in shadow of Erdogan threats

E-Kurd - 2019-03-21 14:44
BATMAN, Turkey Kurdistan,— Under daily attack from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and with dozens of its mayors in jail, Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party is fighting an uphill battle for this month’s local elections. Defiant in the face of threats, the Pe ...

Turkey's Gaziantep, Diyarbakir to Start Direct Flights to Erbil Soon

BAS News - 2019-03-12 21:16
ERBIL - Turkey has decided to start direct flights from the cities of Gaziantep and Diyarbakir to the Kurdistan Region's capital Erbil in the near future. According to a statement by Anadolujet airline, preparations are being made for the first flight wh ...