Allegations of sexual assault and harassment that began with a single tweet about novelist Hasan Ali Toptas have shaken Turkey’s literary world with a #MeToo moment as scores of women speak out.
EU should not get fooled by Greek plans but should instead act in line with responsibility, says Republican People's Party spokesman, Faik Oztrak.
Main opposition Republican People's Party also wants a rerun in all Istanbul district councils. It argues the same flaws which the governing AK Party said occurred during the Istanbul mayoral election apply to the 2018 presidential election.
The Turkish lira fell past 6.1 against the US dollar after the Supreme Election Council orders a rerun of Istanbul mayoral election for June 23.
Rerun election to be held on June 23, says Supreme Election Council.
Turkey awaits its first local elections since adopting a new presidential system, due at the end of March, amid major competition between parties through powerful alliances and with the regional and international political challenges facing Turkey.
The People’s Alliance, comprised of governing AK Party and MHP, will compete against the Nation’s Alliance, led by CHP and IYI Party.
Current chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu gets 790 out of 1,237 votes at the party's 36th ordinary congress on Saturday.
Opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu and CHP members and supporters started their march from Ankara to Istanbul on June 15 in protest at the jailing of a CHP deputy on spying charges.
Republican People's Party (CHP) lawmaker Enis Berberoglu has been sentenced on espionage charges. He had not been detained during his trial but was arrested right after the verdict was announced.
Interior Minister Efkan Ala says PKK terrorists are behind the attack on the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu who escaped the attack without injury, while a soldier lost his life.
Turkish people from across the political spectrum say politics are irrelevant when it comes to the country's sovereignty in a massive rally organised by the opposition party
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