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FT: New mayoral elections in Istanbul will hurt Turkey

FT: New mayoral elections in Istanbul will hurt Turkey

NEWS - 2019-05-08 20:57

FT: New mayoral elections in Istanbul will hurt Turkey - NEWS

HDP Co-chair: Our fight on March 31 will continue on June 23

ANF - 2019-05-19 20:07
"There can be no agreement with fascism," said HDP leader Sezai Temelli on the rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul on 23 June. ...

The battle of Istanbul will shape Turkey’s future | European Council on Foreign Relations

ECFR - 2019-05-14 01:02

‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...

AB, İstanbul seçimlerinin iptal gerekçesini sordu | EU fordert Begründung für Annullierung von Bürgermeisterwahl in Istanbul

WDR - 2019-05-07 14:04
AB Dışişleri Temsilcisi Federica Mogherini ve AB Komisyonu’nun Genişlemeden Sorumlu Üyesi Johannes Hahn, YSK'nin "siyasi bir bağlamda" aldığı kararının gerekçesini "bir an önce" açıklanmasını istedi. Yeni seçimleri gözlemlemek için de uluslararası gözlemc ...

Ocalan says conflict in Syrian Kurdistan should be avoided: lawyers

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 21:17
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers for Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the head of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan said that they met with their client on May 2 in Imrali prison near Istanbul for the first time since 2011. Two of Ocalan’s lawyers r ...

Police attacked mothers of prisoners, detained 4 in Bakırköy

ANF - 2019-05-06 14:08
Turkish police have again attacked the mothers of prisoners in front of Bakırköy Prison in Istanbul and detained 4 people. ...

Security Forces Arrest Six Members of New Generation Movement

BAS News - 2019-05-05 18:33
ERBIL - The security forces affiliated with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) raided on Sunday the headquarters of the New Generation Movement in Sulaimaniya province and arrested six members of the party. In late April, one of the New Generation Mo ...

SDF in Indirect Talks with Turkey: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is now in “indirect” negotiations with Turkey to address the outstanding issues, said Mazlum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the SDF. During a ceremony on Friday, Abdi delivered a speech to reveal th ...

Mutter von Wiener Mädchen in Syrien will Enkelkinder heimholen

TT - 2019-05-03 22:11
Sabina S., die 2014 als 15-Jährige mit einer Freundin nach Syrien aufbrach, ist wohl nicht mehr am Leben. Ihre Mutter will nun die beiden Enkelkinder aus einem kurdischem Gefangenenlager nach Österreich holen. Doch das gestaltet sich schwierig. ...

Police brutality against families in Istanbul, Amed and Sirnak

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
Turkish police attacked families of prisoners as they held sit-ins in Istanbul and Amed and stopped a press statement to be held in front of the Sirnak Type T Closed Prison. ...

Yezidi Representative Warns of Worsening Humanitarian Situation after PKK Blocks BCF

BAS News - 2019-05-02 13:07
ERBIL — Lack of humanitarian aid, after Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) was forced to halt its operations in Sinjar, will hurt the Yezidis, said a representative of the community. BCF announced earlier this week that Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) force ...

With white headscarves for the Workers’ Day in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-29 17:12
The HDP called for participation in the central rally on May 1, Workers’ Day in Istanbul. ...

Gözler YSK’de: İstanbul için son karar bu hafta verilecek | Entscheidung der Wahlkommission zur Neuwahl in Istanbul noch in dieser Woche erwartet

WDR - 2019-04-29 16:11
AKP ile MHP’nin İstanbul’daki seçim sonuçlarına itirazları sonrası gözler YSK’de. Bugüne dek bazı ara kararlar veren YSK’nin son kararını da bu hafta içinde vermesi bekleniyor. | Zwei Wochen nach der Bürgermeisterwahl in Istanbul hatte die türkische Wahlk ...

‘Vengeance Team’ claims the actions in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-29 16:03
Many cars have been set on fire in Istanbul. ...

Repression increased in Silivri Prison in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
About 200 PKK prisoners are on hunger strike there demanding the end of isolation in Silivri Prison, in Istanbul. ...

Mothers of hunger strikers organised sit-in in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-26 10:15
The mothers of the hunger strikers held a sit-in in Esenyurt Square in Istanbul after being attacked by police on previous days. ...

New Generation MP in Iraqi Kurdistan accuses leader of nude video blackmail

E-Kurd - 2019-04-25 01:39
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— New Generation lawmakers in Iraqi Kurdistan parliament on Wednesday accused the party’s leader Shaswar Abdulwahid and factions within the party of attempting to blackmail them by circulating doctored nude videos. N ...

AKP, İstanbul'da devir teslime nasıl direniyor | Wie sich die AKP gegen eine Machtübergabe in Istanbul wehrt

WDR - 2019-04-18 09:59
İstanbul’da yapılan belediye seçimlerini kazanan Ekrem İmamoğlu, mazbatasını aldı. Buna ragmen AKP, İmamoğlu'nun zaferini kabul etmek istemiyor. | Ekrem Imamoglu, Sieger der Kommunalwahl in Istanbul, erhält seine Ernennungsurkunde. Die Regierungspartei AK ...

Ekrem İmamoğlu 17 gün sonra mazbatasını aldı | Oppositionskandidat in Istanbul zum Sieger erklärt

WDR - 2019-04-17 17:15
Millet İttifakı'nın adayı Ekrem İmamoğlu, AKP'nin olağanüstü itirazından bir gün sonra İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediye Başkanlığı için mazbatasını aldı. | Der Sieger der Kommunalwahl in Istanbul Ekrem Imamoglu erhält seine Ernennungsurkunde. Die AKP will den ...