Turkey elections 2015

Turkey#039s CEC officially confirms AKP victory in parliamentary elections

Turkey's CEC officially confirms AKP victory in parliamentary elections

The Supreme Electoral Board Chairman Sadi Guven announced the official results of the parliamentary elections held on November 1st. The Justice and Development Party of Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu won a ...

Davutoglu: the AKP victory has no precedents in the world of democracy

Davutoglu: the AKP victory has no precedents in the world of democracy

Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu has described the victory of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the parliamentary elections after 14 years in power as a case with no precedents in the history of world democracy. This …

Washington Post: After the elections in Turkey, Erdogan#039s opponents have found themselves in dire straits

Washington Post: "After the elections in Turkey, Erdogan's opponents have found themselves in dire straits"

Western media on key geopolitical events over Russia, China, and Turkey

Experts: relations between Moscow and Ankara will strengthen after the elections

Experts: relations between Moscow and Ankara will strengthen after the elections

According to the results of the parliamentary elections in Turkey, the pro-presidential Party of Justice and Development Party (AKP) received about 50% of votes and won the elections. It received 316 seats, the AKP …

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Ahmet Davutoglu on victory in elections

Ilham Aliyev congratulates Ahmet Davutoglu on victory in elections

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on the victory of the Justice and Development Party in the elections to the Turkish Grand National Assembly. …

 Erdogan: people vote in favor of stability

Erdogan: people vote in favor of stability

Turkish citizens voted in the last parliamentary elections in favor of stability, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.  "Let's be as one, be brothers and all be Turkey together," he called …

Election results strengthen Turkish lira against dollar

Election results strengthen Turkish lira against dollar

The Turkish lira strengthened against the dollar by 5.4% after Sunday's victory for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). The currency was trading at 2.7579 to the dollar.  The currency jumped the most since …

Davutoglu: AKP to change Turkish constitution

Davutoglu: AKP to change Turkish constitution

Turkey’s Prime Minister and the leader of the Justice and Development Party, which won during the recent parliamentary elections, Ahmet Davutoglu, has stressed the need to change the constitution. "Today's election result is a ...

Davutoglu thanks voters who supported Justice and Development Party

Davutoglu thanks voters who supported Justice and Development Party

Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu expressed today words of gratitude to the Turkish citizens who voted for the ruling Justice and Development Party during the recent parliamentary …

Justice and Development Party starts celebrating victory in Turkish elections

Justice and Development Party starts celebrating victory in Turkish elections

Without waiting for the publication of the results of votes, the ruling Justice and Development Party has begun to celebrate the victory. According to 83% of the ballot boxes, the AKP has received …

Justice and Development Party ahead in preliminary results of parliamentary elections in Turkey

Justice and Development Party ahead in preliminary results of parliamentary elections in Turkey

According to Turkey's Central Election Commission, as a result of opening 42% of the ballot boxes and the counting of ballots, the ruling Justice and Development Party has managed to receive more than half the …

Turkey elects parliament for second time in six months

Turkey elects parliament for second time in six months

The voting at the repeat election to the Parliament has come to an end in Turkey.  The CEC started processing ballots, regional election commissions are to count the results and send reports …

Elections to Turkish parliament have ended in 32 provinces

Elections to Turkish parliament have ended in 32 provinces

Turkey's Central Election Commission announced today about the end of re-run parliamentary elections in 32 provinces in south-western Turkey. Polling stations are to be closed at 5:00 pm local time Back in 49 …

Turkish elections end with scuffle and gas attack in Kocaeli

Turkish elections end with scuffle and gas attack in Kocaeli

Supporters of the ruling Justice and Development Party and the pro-Kurdish People’s Democracy Party started a fracas today at a polling station in the province of Kocaeli.  When …

Azerbaijan and Turkey elect parliaments

Azerbaijan and Turkey elect parliaments

Parliamentary elections started today in Azerbaijan and Turkey. Elections to the Azerbaijani Milli Majlis started at 08:00 am, the voting will last until 19:00. Voters will choose 125 of the 767 most deserving candidates for …

Terrorist attack in Ankara brings instability back to Turkey

Terrorist attack in Ankara brings instability back to Turkey

Turkey will not remain the same and attacks will continue. The country has returned to the times of instability and threats, a Turkish political commentator, Burhan Ozkoshar, told Vestnik Kavkaza. "I do not believe that ...

Erdogan is to blame for early elections, opposition says

Erdogan is to blame for early elections, opposition says

Representatives of the Turkish opposition have blamed the country's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan for holding early parliamentary elections. For example, according to the chairman of the main opposition Republican …

Hakan Altinay: “The Karabakh conflict is a bomb with a fuse”

Hakan Altinay: “The Karabakh conflict is a bomb with a fuse”

The President of the International Academy of Civic Consciousness speaks about Russian-Turkish relations and the situation in the region

Turkish citizens in Azerbaijan vote in parliamentary elections today

Turkish citizens in Azerbaijan vote in parliamentary elections today

Turkish citizens who are currently resident in Azerbaijan are voting in the repeat of the parliamentary elections today. The polling station for them is located in the building of the Embassy of the Turkish Republic in Baku, Sputnik …

Bomb could be planted during Davutoglu’s speech

Bomb could be planted during Davutoglu’s speech

A bomb could be planted in the area where Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu is going to make a speech in the framework of a rally of his ruling Justice and Development Party in Adana. An hour before the event, the police service …

Today’s Zaman: Erdogan#039s party has less and less chance of winning

Today’s Zaman: "Erdogan's party has less and less chance of winning"

Western media on the key geopolitical events over Russia, US, Syria, and Turkey

What can be expected from new Turkish elections?

What can be expected from new Turkish elections?

On November 1st Turkey will host the second parliamentary elections of the year. The need for them is explained by the fact that after the results of the first elections, held on June 7, the country's political parties failed to agree on the …

Ban on predicting outcome of parliamentary elections in Turkey

Ban on predicting outcome of parliamentary elections in Turkey

Ban on forecasting of election results and conducting public opinion polls on the current political situation id to come into on October 22nd in Turkey.  Recall that early parliamentary …

People#039s World: The next two weeks will be critical for Turkey

People's World: "The next two weeks will be critical for Turkey"

Western media on the key geopolitical events over Russia, Syria, Iran, and Turkey

Merkel#039s visit to Ankara. View from Berlin

Merkel's visit to Ankara. View from Berlin

The attitude of the political elite of Germany to the Government of Turkey is not the best, and the quick visit of the German Chancellor caused a mixed reaction in her homeland

Terrorist attack in Ankara won#039t affect conduct of parliamentary elections in Turkey

Terrorist attack in Ankara won't affect conduct of parliamentary elections in Turkey

A senior official of the Turkish authorities reported today that the date of the parliamentary elections in the country will not change, despite the terrorist attack in Ankara which occurred yesterday. He noted that postponement of the …

PKK stops fighting in Turkey

PKK stops fighting in Turkey

Today, the military wing of the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party, 'Union of Kurdistan Communities', spread a statement about the cessation of hostilities in Turkey on the eve of parliamentary elections in the country, which will be …

Pre-election caign in Turkey stopped for three days

Pre-election campaign in Turkey stopped for three days

The administration of the Prime Minister of Turkey has announced a suspension of campaigning before the parliamentary elections on November 1 for three days. "In connection with the terrorist attack in Ankara, the campaign is …

Erdogan: our parties have no political culture of coalition building

Erdogan: our parties have no political culture of coalition building

Despite the great experience of democracy in Turkey, the political parties have no culture of coalition building, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an interview with the Turkish TRT TV channel. He noted …

Davutoglu retains position as head of AKP

Davutoglu retains position as head of AKP

Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu has been re-elected as chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party. At today’s congress 1353 delegates out of 1360 …