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TURKISH POLITICS IN CRITICAL CONJUNCTURE

TURKISH POLITICS IN CRITICAL CONJUNCTURE

upa-admin Mayıs 16, 2022 0

The Republic of Turkey is heading for double elections on June 18, 2023 on its 100th anniversary; presidential election and parliamentary election. This means that there is almost a year left until the elections

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COULD ANKARA MAYOR MANSUR YAVAŞ BECOME THE OPPOSITION’S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE?

COULD ANKARA MAYOR MANSUR YAVAŞ BECOME THE OPPOSITION’S PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE?

upa-admin Nisan 18, 2022 0

As Turkish economy suffers from high inflation and the devaluation of Turkish lira, the opposition’s hope for replacing long-term serving President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan increases. In that sense, Ankara mayor Mansur Yavaş’s name recently

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EARLY PROJECTIONS FOR TURKEY’S NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

EARLY PROJECTIONS FOR TURKEY’S NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

upa-admin Nisan 4, 2021 0

Turkish domestic politics is always dynamic and excited although the country has been passing through rather difficult times due to the Covid-19 pandemic and economic difficulties. In this context, it should not be forgotten

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COULD MUHARREM INCE START A NEW POLITICAL PARTY?

COULD MUHARREM INCE START A NEW POLITICAL PARTY?

upa-admin Ağustos 24, 2020 0

Muharrem İnce (1964-)[1] is an experienced Turkish politician who has been a pro-secular Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy (from Yalova) between 2002 and 2018, five times consecutively (2002, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2015). Due to

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37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

37TH CONGRESS OF TURKEY’S MAIN OPPOSITION PARTY CHP

upa-admin Temmuz 27, 2020 0

Introduction Turkey’s main opposition party, pro-European Union and social democratic CHP (Republican People’s Party) organized its 37th congress last week-end in Ankara. While the party’s current and the 7th Chair[1] –since 2010– Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu

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HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

HAGIA SOPHIA CONTROVERSY: THE CHANGING STATUS OF THE HISTORICAL SANCTUARY

upa-admin Temmuz 18, 2020 2

Introduction After a court decision that made the 1934 Presidential decree made by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk void, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Istanbul’s famous and historical sanctuary and museum Ayasofya (Hagia Sophia)[1]

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ALİ BABACAN ESTABLISHES DEMOCRACY AND LEAP PARTY (DEVA PARTI)

ALİ BABACAN ESTABLISHES DEMOCRACY AND LEAP PARTY (DEVA PARTI)

upa-admin Mart 9, 2020 0

Introduction Turkey’s influential young politician Ali Babacan established a new centrist political party called Demokrasi ve Atılım Partisi (Democracy and Leap Party) today. This was an expected move on the side of Babacan since

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