referendum in Turkey

Angela Merkel rules out Turkish vote on death penalty in Germany

Angela Merkel rules out Turkish vote on death penalty in Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel ruled out any participation on German soil in a potential Turkish referendum about bringing back the death penalty. She said Berlin would not make it possible for the 1.4 million Turkish …

Germany rules out voting in Turkish death penalty referendum

Germany rules out voting in Turkish death penalty referendum

Germans won't allow Turks living in Germany to vote in a possible referendum on reviving the death penalty in Turkey, the Government spokesman Steffen Seibert said. He said that letting such a referendum go ahead in …

Erdogan rejoins Turkey ruling party

Erdogan rejoins Turkey ruling party

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejoined the Justice and Development Party (AKP) after a nearly three-year absence, following his narrow victory in last month's referendum boosting the presidential office. …

EU to meet with Turkey#039s Erdogan to mend fences

EU to meet with Turkey's Erdogan to mend fences

European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the sidelines of the May 25 NATO summit. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday that after talks with EU …

PACE to reopen monitoring process against Turkey

PACE to reopen monitoring process against Turkey

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has decided to reopen a political monitoring process against Turkey following the April 16 referendum on constitutional reform. The assembly gathered Tuesday in France's …

 Turkish high court rejects bid appeal referendum - media

Turkish high court rejects bid appeal referendum - media

Turkey’s highest administrative court has rejected the main opposition party’s bid to appeal the result of the April 16 referendum on boosting the president’s powers. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) is …

We need to stop being hysterical about President Erdogan

We need to stop being hysterical about President Erdogan

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Criminal complaint lodged over researcher inciting Erdogan#039s assassination

Criminal complaint lodged over researcher inciting Erdogan's assassination

Following a criminal complaint by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Ankara prosecutors have launched a probe into a former French diplomat for "calling for the assassination of the president," according to …

Turkey#039s Justice Ministry: European rights court has no jurisdiction over referendum

Turkey's Justice Ministry: European rights court has no jurisdiction over referendum

Any opposition challenge to a referendum that expanded President Tayyip Recep Erdogan's powers would be rejected by the constitutional court, and Europe's human rights court had no jurisdiction on the matter, …

Turkey#039s opposition CHP says will employ all legal ways to appeal referendum

Turkey's opposition CHP says will employ all legal ways to appeal referendum

Turkey's main opposition CHP party said on Wednesday it will employ all legal ways to appeal the referendum granting President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping powers, after the main electoral board rejected opposition challenges to the vote, Reuters …

Turkey#039s CEC rejects opposition#039s call to annul referendum

Turkey's CEC rejects opposition's call to annul referendum

Turkey's electoral body has rejected a call from the country's leading opposition party to annul the results of a referendum that granted sweeping new powers to the presidency and could allow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

Turkey#039s main opposition party to stay in parliament

Turkey's main opposition party to stay in parliament

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has decided not to withdraw from parliament over Sunday's referendum, a party spokesman said, Jerusalem Post reports citing CNN Turk television. Earlier on …

Experts: Presidential Turkey has a great future ahead

Experts: Presidential Turkey has a great future ahead

Turkey is entering a new historical reality. The results of recent referendum showed that the Turkish citizens have voted for the country's transition to the presidential form of government: 51.4% of voters voted for it, while 48.8% - against …

Opposition journalist’s house attacked in Turkey - media

Opposition journalist’s house attacked in Turkey - media

An armed attack was staged on the dissident journalist Irfan Degirmenci’s house in Istanbul on early Wednesday. "My house was shot with bullets towards this morning. Thanks police for their examination. They …

EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

Turkey could hold a referendum on its long-stalled EU membership bid, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday. He also stated that the European Union had been violating its commitments for 54 years. The Sunday referendum in Turkey may …

Those who came to referendum in Turkey worried about economy

Those who came to referendum in Turkey worried about economy

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The economic situation in regions that voted against constitutional changes is worse

Erdogan and Trump discuss referendum and terrorists

Erdogan and Trump discuss referendum and terrorists

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump discussed the results of the Sunday's referendum in the country and the fight against terrorism. "President …

Turkish bar association: electoral board violated law during referendum

Turkish bar association: electoral board violated law during referendum

Turkey's electoral board's decision to allow unstamped ballots in Sunday's referendum was clearly against the law, prevented proper records being kept, and may have impacted the results, the Union of Turkish Bar Associations …

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum but result swiftly challenged by opposition

Erdogan claims victory in Turkish referendum but result swiftly challenged by opposition

Most of the changes will not come into effect until after Turkey’s next presidential election in 2019

EU observer: results of Turkish referendum could have been manipulated

EU observer: results of Turkish referendum could have been manipulated

Up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated in the Turkish referendum which ended in a tight 'Yes' vote for greater presidential powers, an Austrian member of the Council of Europe observer mission, Alev …

Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win

Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win

US President Donald Trump called to congratulate Recep Tayyip Erdogan hours after the Turkish president claimed a narrow victory in a contested referendum that will grant him sweeping new powers, according to the …

White House not to comment on Turkey referendum before observers#039 report

White House not to comment on Turkey referendum before observers' report

The White House said it would wait to comment on a referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "There is an international commission that is reviewing this and issues a …

Turkey intends to extend state of emergency - media

Turkey intends to extend state of emergency - media

Turkey intends to extend a nearly nine-month state of emergency after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a key referendum boosting his powers, CNN Turk and NTV television reported. The decision to extend the emergency, …

Slutsky: referendum in Turkey not to affect its ties with Russia

Slutsky: referendum in Turkey not to affect its ties with Russia

The chairman of the State Duma’s international affairs committee, Leonid Slutsky, believes that the outcome of the Turkish referendum will cause no harm to relations of partnership with Russia. "Relations …

Andrey Baklanov: Referendum changes situation in favor of Erdogan

Andrey Baklanov: "Referendum changes situation in favor of Erdogan"

The deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association on the outcome of the Turkish referendum

Kremlin: Turkish people’s choice must be respected

Kremlin: Turkish people’s choice must be respected

The choice made by Turkey at Sunday’s referendum on expanding presidential powers must be respected, the Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. "The referendum is absolutely a sovereign affair of the Turkish …

Iranian Foreign Minister: we respect Turkish nation#039s decision on referendum

Iranian Foreign Minister: we respect Turkish nation's decision on referendum

Iran respects the Turkish people's decision on constitutional referendum, which was held yesterday, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said.‎ "The referendum is Turkey's domestic …

Merkel and Gabriel urges to prevent split in Turkish society after referendum

Merkel and Gabriel urges to prevent split in Turkish society after referendum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that the German government had noted Turkey's preliminary referendum result and respected Turkish citizens' right to decide on …

Kosachev: referendum’s results do not give Erdogan comfort

Kosachev: referendum’s results do not give Erdogan comfort

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ready to give up the idea of European integration, while seeking to strengthen his power, the Chairman of the Russian Federation Council (upper house of parliament) Committee …

Lukashenko congratulates Erdogan on successful constitutional referendum

Lukashenko congratulates Erdogan on successful constitutional referendum

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on successful constitutional referendum expanding the presidential powers, the press service of the Belarusian …