HDP announces co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş as presidential candidate

Basically supported by Kurdish votes, a very good candidate who unfortunately has not much chance. Probably, he will get the 3rd position. As a person and politician, I believe he will remain to be a significant politician though…

HDP announces co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş as presidential candidate

The Peoples’ Democratic Party had stated that it would run with its own candidate during the first round

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The Justice and Development Party (AKP) is set to announce its presidential candidate on July 1 in Ankara in a meeting comprising more than 4,000 party officials together
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The Voice of Russia

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Hurriyet Daily News

Some 250 Turkish citizens are leaving Libya, after a call from a renegade Libyan general to Turks and Qataris to leave the country’s east within two days or suffer a backlash from the public.
Erdogan warns on air strikes against Isis

FT.com – World, Europe

Turkish prime minister’s hesitant approach comes after the capture of 49 people, including children, at his country’s consulate in Mosul

 

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