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Erdogan vs. the New York Times, and Democracy

by Abigail R. Esman
Special to IPT News
May 28, 2015

For 13 years, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has worked to impose his Islamist vision on Turkey’s proud secular democracy, reshaping the country into a neo-Ottoman republic. 1,366 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Turkish Elections 2015

On 7 June developments are expected that will come out of the elections results in Turkey. The Full Moon in Sagittarius will occur before the Turkish elections with the Sun and Mars at the 12th house at the natal chart of Turkey, is an indication of much contextual activity that is moving and extended in any different directions, such as religious fanaticism, foreign and topic secret service agencies activity, stubs behind the back before elections and even including terroristic actions. 594 more words


Turkish election, 2015

Turkey is holding general elections on 7 June. It is an unusually important election, coming as it is after the first direct presidential election. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking parliamentary support to amend the constitution to make the presidency far more powerful–currently it is mostly ceremonial. 491 more words


Turkish Identity and the Kemalist Narrative

The shadows of election flags and banners hung across the streets undulate with the wind’s slight nudge. There’s the blue and orange of the AKP (Justice and Development Party) and the purple and green colors of the HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) that grab my attention. 2,562 more words


TRNC News Today 28th May 2015 - Leaders met for the third time

TRNC News Today 28th May 2015

Leaders met for the third time

President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades met for the third time within the framework of Cyprus… 863 more words

North Cyprus

Another reason never to build a palace in Turkey, and Wednesday's other reasons to fear for humanity

1. Manitoba NDPers skedaddle to Alberta

Rachel Notley’s victory has started a new western migration, specifically among NDP staffers from the crumbling Manitoba government who are abandoning Premier Greg Selinger to seek better prospects in the dawning age of Alberta dipperism. 647 more words

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new york times: Dark Clouds Over Turkey

With two weeks to go before a crucial parliamentary election in Turkey, tensions are rising and some critics of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan fear a new crackdown is starting to ensure that his Justice and Development Party wins. 28 more words