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Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city ...
Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election - E-Kurd

Car Explosion Kills Three South of Turkey

BAS News - 2019-07-05 16:33
ERBIL — At least three people were killed after a car exploded on Friday in south of Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Citing its interior minister, Erdogan confirmed that the explosion in Reyhanli district of Hatay province could be a ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 from Russia in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-26 00:12
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Ankara will receive Russia's S-400 missile defense system in the upcoming July, while the US has repeatedly threatened to sanctions Turkey if it does so. "The issue of S-400 is an issue ...

Turkey's opposition wins rerun of Istanbul mayoral vote

Kurdiu - 2019-06-24 23:18

Blow to Turkey's Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-24 14:36

CHP’s Imamoglu wins Istanbul’s mayoral poll

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s opposition Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won the do-over election in Istanbul, according to unofficial results. With total of 99.37% of ballots counted, Imamoglu won 54.03% of the votes, while ruli ...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey's President Set to Lose Election After Opposition Takes Control of Istanbul

Thedailybeast - 2019-06-24 00:11

CHP's Candidate Wins Local Elections in Istanbul

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - The Turkey's Supreme Election Council announced on Sunday the first preliminary result, according to which, the opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) Ekrem Imamoglu is leading with 53.86%, and AK Party Candidate Binali Yildirim with 45.23% ...

Erdogan Congratulates CHP's Candidate on Winning Istanbul Election

BAS News - 2019-06-23 22:49
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) Ekrem Imamoglu who won the local elections in Istanbul on Sunday, defeating AK Party Candidate Binali Yildirim. "I congratulate Ekrem Imamog ...

Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul elections

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK Polling started on Sunday for Turkey’s re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (0500GMT) and will continue through 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT) in 31,342 ballot boxes across 39 district ...

Millions of Istanbul residents began voting in re-run of mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-23 13:30
ISTANBUL,— Millions of Istanbul residents began voting on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan’s policies and a test of Turkey’s ailing democracy. In the initial March 31 vote, the opposition R ...

Kurdistan President lauds relations with Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK A new phase of relations will start between Turkey and Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, newly elected president of the Kurdish Regional Government. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met on Friday with Barzani, who has arrived in Istanbul in his f ...

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party says Ocalan’s call does not change strategy in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 17:44
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Friday its strategy of supporting the opposition in the Istanbul mayoral election has not changed despite a last-minute call from Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan for it to be n ...

Turkey’s jailed Ocalan reportedly tells Kurds to stay neutral in Istanbul election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-21 14:19
ANKARA,— Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the founder of Kurdistan Workers’ Party PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, called on supporters of a pro-Kurdish political party to remain politically neutral ahead of a local election in Istanbul this weekend, suggesti ...

Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 14.1 percent

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 14.1 percent in the February-April 2019 period from 10.1 percent in the same period of the previous year. ...

Turkey to Receive S-400 in July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-12 21:42
ERBIL - Confirming Russia's earlier statement, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Wednesday that his country would receive the S-400 missile defense system from Moscow in July. Earlier on Tuesday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said during a ...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends wedding of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil - CNN

CNN - 2019-06-11 16:54

Turkey’s Erdogan acts as witness at Mesut Ozil’s wedding

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish–German striker Mesut Ozil tied the knot with Amine Gulse on Friday in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and First Lady Emine Erdogan served as marriage witnesses at the football star’s wedding. Many statesmen and prominent figur ...

Erdogan Offers Congratulations to New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-31 01:33
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Erdogan extended the congratulatory message during a phone call on Thursday evening in which he ...

Erdogan meets Iraqi president as Turkey launches strikes on PKK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-29 13:46
ISTANBUL,— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on Tuesday while the Turkish military launched an operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Kurdistan. The two leaders held talks in Istanbul before attending a R ...