Supreme Election Board President Güven has said, “The number of voters to cast vote at the ballot boxes planned to be moved is 144 thousand”.

Turkey to implement cyber-security and social media blocking measures during June elections

Cyber-security and ICT incident response teams are to collaborate with the National Intelligence Organization during upcoming elections in June. Through the days of the election, the coordinated team will meet at the USOM cyber-incident response centre of the ICTA authority to implement coordinated cyber-security measures and online content blocking.

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Cyber-security and ICT incident response teams are to collaborate with the National Intelligence Organization MIT during upcoming elections in June. Through the days of the election, the coordinated…

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In an interview with Turkish newspaper Hurriyet, deputy undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Galip Zerey outlined a series of measures to be taken to protect the electoral informatics system SECSIS during the June 2018 presidential and parliamentary elections.

Measures to be taken by the coordinated group during the election,

Turkey will become a software-production base after the early elections on June 24, CHP presidential candidate Muharrem İnce vowed as part of his election promises on May 24

Turmoil for Turkey’s Trump

Incompetence at the top doesn’t really matter, until it does.
Turkey’s central bank has reacted to the drop in the value of the lira by raising key interest rates. The Turkish currency had already lost roughly a quarter of its value since the start of the year when it came under additional pressure on Wednesday morning after Japanese investors divested en masse. What are the factors behind the slump?

Why Turkey’s Erdoğan might actually lose the June 24 snap elections

The rise of authoritarianism in Turkey has gone hand in hand with a de-institutionalization, in favour of what many call the “one man regime”. How long can that last?

 

The OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) formally opened its election observation mission in Turkey on May 24 for the snap presidential and parliamentary elections to take place on June 24.
Broadened freedoms and rights, a stronger administrative system and a strong economy are among the main promises of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced while unveiling his manifesto for the June 24 early elections and introducing his candidates for parliament.

Erdoğan in Sarajevo: the Bosnians will pay the price

The recent electoral rally that Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held in Sarajevo highlighted the difficulties of today’s Bosnia Herzegovina and the contradictions of Europe

Turkey’s snap elections: a level playing field?

The question remains whether the next elections will be free and fair. In light of Turkey’s recent political development, this is highly unlikely: the end of democracy sometimes comes not with a coup but with a vote.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan poses for photos with children in commando uniforms as he addresses the members of his ruling party at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. DepoPhotos/Press Association. All rights reserved.Despite months of insistent denials, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called for early parliamentary and presidential elections to be held in June 2018 instead of November 2019. Hours after his announcement, Turkish parliament extended the state of emergency through July, the seventh such extension since the failed coup attempt.

Turkey’s EU Minister Ömer Çelik on May 26 criticized German authorities for allowing a Turkish opposition party to hold a rally he said was organized by supporters of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), considered a terrorist organization by the Turkish government.

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