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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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TURKISH POLITICS: PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN NEEDS A MIRACLE THIS TIME TO WIN THE NEXT ELECTION

TURKISH POLITICS: PRESIDENT ERDOĞAN NEEDS A MIRACLE THIS TIME TO WIN THE NEXT ELECTION

upa-admin Ağustos 5, 2021 0

Introduction Turkish people are passing through a rather difficult time these days due to disasters, economic problems, and unending political problems and disputes. The hottest problematic issue on the agenda is wildfires taking place

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INTERVIEW WITH DR. MATTHEW WEISS ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

INTERVIEW WITH DR. MATTHEW WEISS ON TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS

upa-admin Nisan 30, 2021 0

Dr. Ozan Örmeci made an interview with Dr. Matthew Weiss from the College of Southern Nevada on April 30, 2021 on recent developments about Turkish-American relations. You can watch this interview from the video

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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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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS DURING BIDEN ERA?

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM TURKISH-AMERICAN RELATIONS DURING BIDEN ERA?

upa-admin Kasım 29, 2020 0

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is elected 46th President of the United States. Biden will start his tenure in office in January 2021. Joe Biden recently began to announce

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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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TURKISH POLITICS: CURRENT SITUATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

TURKISH POLITICS: CURRENT SITUATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

upa-admin Haziran 1, 2020 0

Similar to other countries, due to Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis, party politics have been forgotten for a while in Turkey. However, because of the strong political polarization in the country, the latest voting rates of

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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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NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

NEW POLITICAL PARTY INITIATIVES IN TURKEY

upa-admin Temmuz 10, 2019 0

As Turkey’s economic problems deepen with the ongoing recession and the volatility in Turkish lira[1], dissatisfaction with the current political system increases both at the mass and political elite levels in the country. After

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CHP’S EKREM İMAMOĞLU IS ELECTED ISTANBUL’S NEW MUNICIPAL LEADER ONCE AGAIN

CHP’S EKREM İMAMOĞLU IS ELECTED ISTANBUL’S NEW MUNICIPAL LEADER ONCE AGAIN

upa-admin Haziran 23, 2019 0

After the cancellation of March 31, 2019 local elections in Istanbul, Istanbulite voters went to polls again today. Pro-secular Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) candidate Mr. Ekrem İmamoğlu (49), this time clinched a decisive victory

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