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Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officials

Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-19 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council on Thursday upheld a ban on candidates from a pro-Kurdish party taking office after they won local elections, state news agency Anadolu reported. The council, known by its Turkish initials YSK, last week decide ...
Turkey’s electoral Council confirms ban on Kurdish elected officials - E-Kurd

Turkey election body orders re-run of Istanbul mayoral vote

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 15:13
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s top election body ordered a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election on Monday after the party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan complained about its shock defeat in the vote, the state news agency reported. The winner of the election, E ...

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity. ...

Turkey’s electoral commission keeps public guessing over Istanbul result

Al Monitor - 2019-04-23 22:11

Turkey council upholds ban on elected pro-Kurdish officials | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-04-23 15:03

Turkey angered by Macron’s meeting with Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2019-04-20 09:18
PARIS,— French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday hosted representatives of the Kurdish-led force that defeated Islamic State (IS) extremists in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Turkey’s foreign ministry. Macron assured the Kurdish envoys of French su ...

Ban on pro-Kurdish elected officials confirmed | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-04-18 22:39

Turkey council confirms ban on pro-Kurdish elected officials

France24 - 2019-04-18 19:16

Turkey council confirms ban on pro-Kurdish elected officials

Yahoo - 2019-04-18 19:05

Turkey banned Nuce Ciwan News Agency for 27th time

ANF - 2019-04-18 15:23
Nuce Ciwan News Agency has been banned for the 27th time in Turkey as part of the censorship attacks by the Turkish state. ...

Turkey’s finance minister, US president meet in Washington

Waar Media - 2019-04-16 12:23
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak was hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, Albayrak said on Tuesday. “During our meetings with US Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnunchin and [Trump’s] senior advisor Jared Kushn ...

North Korea’s Kim ready for third summit with Trump

Waar Media - 2019-04-14 10:39
WAAR_DUHOK If the U.S. offers a plan by the end of 2019 that both countries can accept, North Korea’s leader can again meet with the U.S. president to continue diplomatic efforts towards peace, official North Korean news agency KCNA reported on Saturday. ...

Sarah Jessica Parker shines light on Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 03:18
Kani Xulam | The Jerusalem Post Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a severe case of Kurdophobia, but we may have to give the devil his due on this one. He has somehow let Selahattin Demirtas pen Dawn, a work of 12 fictional short stories, from hi ...

European rights body urges Turkey to respect voters’ choice

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 13:34
ANKARA,— Europe’s human rights watchdog is urging Turkey to respect voters’ decisions after electoral authorities blocked some newly elected district mayors from taking office despite winning local elections on March 31. The Council of Europe on Friday a ...

Pro-Kurdish party slams Turkey ban on elected mayors taking office

Rûdaw - 2019-04-13 00:21
100 supporters including HDP officials tried to enter Baglar authority's building in Diyarbakir on Thursday ...

Kurdish HDP party slams Turkey ban on elected mayors taking office

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 16:08
ANKARA,— Turkey’s main Kurdish party on Thursday hit out at electoral authorities for blocking some of its successful candidates from taking office after a March 31 local vote. The Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) on Wednesday ordered that individuals sac ...

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. ...

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 ...

HDP released report on March 31 local elections

ANF - 2019-03-29 13:18
People of Turkey and North Kurdistan will be going to the polls for local elections on March 31. ...

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

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 ...