Necmettin Erbakan: Embodiment of Political Ambition

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By being elected as Saadet Party’s leader again at 84, Necmettin Erbakan demolishes his own political heritage. If he is healthy it may be all right, but he is having difficulties in walking, talking and even breathing and he is now into active politics. A few years ago, the President pardoned him for his age and he might be feeling regret now. Mr. Erbakan’s men had foul played and ousted promising young leader, Numan Kurtulmuş a few weeks ago…

Erbakan elected as Saadet’s new leader

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Turkey?s Saadet (Felicity) Party founder Necmettin Erbakan was elected as the party?s new leader in an extraordinary convention on Sunday.


Turkey’s judges, prosecutors cast votes for HSYK

from Hurriyet Dailynews
Judges and prosecutors nationwide went to the ballot box Sunday to cast their votes for the new members of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors, or HSYK.

Turkey under the AKP: neither a European nor regional power (III)

from Hurriyet Dailynews by HDN
European leaders should make Turkey?s EU accession and NATO membership the dominant part of their discussion with the AKP and the Turkish public.

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