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2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED

2019 ISTANBUL LOCAL ELECTION WILL BE RENEWED

upa-admin Mayıs 9, 2019 0

Turkey’s High Election Board or Supreme Election Council (Yüksek Seçim Kurulu-YSK) decided for the renewal of March 31, 2019 local election for Istanbul metropolitan municipality due to allegations of electoral fraud with a 7-4

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INTERVIEW WITH MARIAN KARAGYOZOV, BULGARIAN NATIONAL RADIO CORRESPONDANT TO TURKEY

INTERVIEW WITH MARIAN KARAGYOZOV, BULGARIAN NATIONAL RADIO CORRESPONDANT TO TURKEY

upa-admin Mayıs 7, 2019 0

Ahmet Ceylan: Can you introduce yourself to our followers? Marian Karagyozov: My name is Marian Karagyozov (it is pronounced Karagözov). I have a degree in Middle East Studies from one of the universities in the

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TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: LATEST POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

TURKEY’S 2019 LOCAL ELECTIONS: LATEST POLLS AND PREDICTIONS

upa-admin Mart 6, 2019 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Turkey’s long time ruling Islamic-oriented party Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) decided to

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EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

EARLY COMMENTS ON 2019 TURKISH LOCAL ELECTIONS

upa-admin Aralık 19, 2018 0

Turkey’s local elections will take place on March 31, 2019 in 81 Turkish cities (30 of them are metropolitan cities). Elections will serve as a test for assessing the popularity of long-time ruling Justice

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ERDOĞAN’S DECISIVE VICTORY

ERDOĞAN’S DECISIVE VICTORY

upa-admin Haziran 24, 2018 0

No surprise took place in Turkish elections. Turkey’s undisputed leader Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won another election with 52.59 % of the votes (more than 26 million votes) in the Presidential race. Pro-secular Republican People’s

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TURKEY’S 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: ERDOGAN VS. MUHARREM INCE

TURKEY’S 2018 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: ERDOGAN VS. MUHARREM INCE

upa-admin Mayıs 6, 2018 0

Turkey will have its joint parliamentary and Presidential (first round) elections on June 24, 2018. The second round of Presidential election will take place -if necessary- on July 8, 2018. Candidates of major political

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EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

EARLY ELECTIONS IN TURKEY

upa-admin Nisan 19, 2018 0

Turkey will have its joint Presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, 2018. The decision was declared by Turkish President Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan after a meeting with Nationalist Action Party (MHP) leader Mr.

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EARLY COMMENTS FOR TURKEY’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

EARLY COMMENTS FOR TURKEY’S 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

upa-admin Ocak 16, 2018 0

Turkey will have its first joint parliamentary and Presidential election on November 3, 2019 following the local election on March 24, 2019. Although it is still too early to comment on these elections, I

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GOOD PARTY IS ESTABLISHED IN TURKEY

GOOD PARTY IS ESTABLISHED IN TURKEY

upa-admin Ekim 27, 2017 2

A new right-wing political party was established few days ago in Turkey by the former Minister of Interior and the Vice Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mrs. Meral Akşener with the name

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EXPLAINING THE RISE OF ERDOGAN AND ISLAMIC TURKEY FROM HUNTINGTON’S PERSPECTIVE

EXPLAINING THE RISE OF ERDOGAN AND ISLAMIC TURKEY FROM HUNTINGTON’S PERSPECTIVE

upa-admin Eylül 6, 2017 1

Introduction Samuel P. Huntington (1927-2008)[1] was a prominent American political scientist and academic. Huntington spent more than half a century at Harvard University and worked as the White House Coordinator of Security Planning for

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