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Turkey holds military drill near its border with Iraq

Turkey's military says it has kicked off a drill near its border with Iraq, as the northern Iraqi Kurdish region prepares to hold a referendum on independence on September 25. The military says the exercise started on Monday near …

Erdogan casts vote in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cast his vote on April 16 for the referendum that will decide whether the current parliamentary system should be shifted into an executive presidency, Hurriyet Daily News …

Constitutional referendum kicks off in Turkey

A referendum on constitutional amendments that expand the powers of the president and abolish the post of the prime minister began in Turkey on Sunday morning. The vote has already began in 33 out of the country’s 81 provinces, at …

Erdogan: Turkey may hold EU accession referendum

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey may hold a referendum on whether to carry on with negotiations about joining the European Union, Al Jazeera reports. Speaking at a Turkish-Anglo …

Russia marks 23rd anniversary of Constitution

Today Russia is celebrating Constitution Day. The Basic Law was adopted on December 12th in 1993 in a national referendum, by decree of the Russian President Boris Yeltsin as of September 19th 1994 this day was declared a public …

Constitutional referendum underway in Kyrgyzstan

Voters in Kyrgyzstan are taking to the polls to cast their ballots in a referendum on whether to make amendments to the constitution of the ex-Soviet Central Asian country. Polls opened at 08:00 local time (0200 GMT) on Sunday and will close …

Italian PM Matteo Renzi resigns

Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi was roundly defeated in a referendum to change Italy’s constitution.He conceded defeat and said he would submit his resignation to Italy’s president, Sergio Mattarella, on Monday …

 'Calexit' supporters want California to split from US

Interest in pushing for California's secession from the United States has increased after Donald Trump won the presidency. The "Yes California" campaign is backing an independence referendum in support of a constitutional …