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Turkey's ruling party comes under fire on social media over attack against opposition leader | Ahval

Turkey's ruling party comes under fire on social media over attack against opposition leader | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-22 09:48

Turkey\'s ruling party comes under fire on social media over attack against opposition leader | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Turkey’s ruling party changes strategy for Istanbul election do-over – Famagusta Gazette

Famagusta Gazette - 2019-05-20 15:55

Spotlight: Turkey's ruling party changes strategy for Istanbul election do-over - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-05-20 15:23

State terrorism on social media: 20.474 persecutions in 5 years

ANF - 2019-05-03 15:26
Turkish Minister Suleyman Soylu admitted to having persecuted 20.474 individuals for their posts on social media. ...

Emiliano Sala: Police investigate online photo said to be of plane crash victim

BBC - 2019-04-29 01:44
Police investigate after a photo said to be of the body of Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala is shared on social media. ...

Sri Lanka attacks: The ban on social media

BBC - 2019-04-24 01:21
Is the ban a sign of things to come for social media firms unable to halt the spread of misinformation? ...

Special Team Exhuming Yezidi Mass Graves Come Under Fire

BAS News - 2019-04-22 21:40
ERBIL - The special investigative teams, who have kicked off a campaign to exhume the mass graves of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar region, came under fire on Monday by unknown armed men, a report said. Kurdistan 24 cited ...

Baghdad Summit Concludes With Stress On Iraq’s Unity

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK The Baghdad summit of parliaments of neighboring countries of Iraq on Saturday concluded with a final declaration stressing the stability of the country. Turkey’s parliament speaker Mustafa Sentop also attended the Baghdad summit which brought ...

Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life

ANF - 2019-04-21 09:58
The photos and a brief biography of the hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation against Ocalan are being published on social media. ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK: ministry

Reuters - 2019-04-20 11:43
Four Turkish soldiers were killed on Friday in clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) near the border with Iraq, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kipping meets with PYD committee, calls on government

ANF - 2019-04-17 12:45
Die Linke Co-chair Katja Kipping met with a Rojava committee led by PYD Co-chair Ayse Hiso and called on the Merkel government to end Turkey’s occupation of Afrin. ...

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 ...

Turkey’s ruling party uses New Zealand massacre as campaign fodder | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-09 08:34

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 […] ...

Turkey's ruling party leads local elections but loses Ankara - National News - 13 WTHR Indianapolis

WTHR - 2019-04-05 09:48

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

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's ruling party leads local elections but loses Ankara | KOB 4

KOB - 2019-04-01 06:47