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Turkish ruling party says veteran Kurdish politician too old to be mayor | Ahval

Turkish ruling party says veteran Kurdish politician too old to be mayor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-12 15:14

Turkish ruling party says veteran Kurdish politician too old to be mayor | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Turkish ruling party voters warming to Istanbul’s new opposition mayor | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-02 18:36

Iraq elects veteran Kurdish politician Barham Salih as its new president; government-formation to take place soon - Firstpost

Firstpost - 2019-04-22 16:57

Turkish authorities plunder town halls before handover, pro-Kurdish party says | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-18 19:33

Foza Yusif: ISIS is not only our problem

ANF - 2019-04-13 16:05
Kurdish politician Foza Yusif sees the danger of the Islamic terrorist organization ISIS not yet banished. In order to convict the ISIS members who are being held in northern Syria, an international tribunal needs to be set up in the region, she says. ...

Turkish authorities certify Kurdish mayor despite ruling party's objections to his age | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-13 01:50

Turkish ruling party calls for new election in Istanbul - Middle East - RFI

RFI - 2019-04-09 20:46

Japan’s local polls: Ruling LDP bags over half of seats

Waar Media - 2019-04-08 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Japan’s ruling party has secured over half of the total seats in first phase of local elections held on Sunday in the country, local media reported. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe-led Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has won 1,158, or 50.9 percent, o ...

KDP and PUK Postpone Signing Ceremony of Final Agreement

BAS News - 2019-04-08 11:08
ERBIL — The signing ceremony of a finalized political agreement between the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has been postponed. BasNews previously reported that the two major Kurdish parties were scheduled to ink t ...

Turkey Elections - Are They Really A Setback For The Ruling Party? - Tsarizm

Tsarizm - 2019-04-07 17:08

Turkey elections: Are they really a “setback” for the ruling party?

Seth Frantzman - 2019-04-07 15:57
The elections are a temporary setback that will only fuel Turkey’s ruling party’s appetite and likely encourage the President towards more rash behavior, including his attempt to cement an alliance […] ...

287 NGOs launch vigil against isolation in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-06 18:49
Kurdish politician Leyla Güven has been on an indefinite hunger strike for 150 days. ...

Turkish electorate show yellow card to the ruling party | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-06 16:31

Turkey's Ruling Party Loses Big in Local Votes; Expects to Reverse Results on Appeal - News From

Antiwar - 2019-04-02 08:32

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 ...

Turkey: Over 60 Kurdish Politicians Arrested Hours Before the Elections

BAS News - 2019-03-31 00:25
ERBIL - Turkish authorities arrested over 60 Kurdish politicians, including candidates for the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), on Saturday in Istanbul and other provinces for unclear concerns, only hours before the elections are kicked off. ...

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 ...

Kurds to be key swing vote in Turkey's local elections 'We are a party that will determine the fate of the elections in Istanbul,' says Kurdish politician March 25, 2019

The National AE - 2019-03-25 15:38

KDP, Gorran on the Same Page About Kurdistan Presidency Law

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and Change Movement (Gorran) appear to be on the same page about introducing an amendment to the Kurdistan Region Presidency Law and elect the president sooner. For years, Gorran has been pushing to bring the pres ...