Davutoğlu’s joke: “Turkish PM asks party leaders not to use Erdoğan as campaign tool

President Erdoğan, who is set for a trip to France for a protest-turned-election rally in Strasbourg, should not be a topic of campaigning for the Nov 1 elections, Prime Minister Davutoğlu claims

Erdoğan urges OSCE for reports during upcoming Turkish elections

In the run-up to the Nov. 1 snap elections, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) for drafting reports taking into consideration Turkish voters coerced by armed threat
A probe has been opened into 94 people for participating in the Gezi Park protests more than two years after the events, with the suspects facing up to six years in prison
If Turkey’s economy turns in on itself, employment in the country will decrease, according to former head of the Turkish Industrial and Business Association (TÜSİAD) and Boyner Holding board member Ümit Boyner
Fresh Long Reads To Understand Turkey

The talk of the town is the announcement of MP candidates and whether the choices of political parties can change outcome in the Nov. 1 election. I’ve delved into the issue by highlighting the most surprising changes in candidate lists:

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