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CHP leader rules out early elections despite local polls success

Chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP) Özgür Özel has said he is not calling for early elections despite his party's big success in the municipal elections.

"If there will be early elections, it will be decided by the people. I am not making such a call," Özel said in an interview with daily Sözcü on April 2.

Voting ends in local elections across Türkiye, counting process starts

Polling for Türkiye's local elections concludes, and the counting process begins, with over 61 million voters eligible to vote in the country's 81 provinces.

Voting in the 32 eastern provinces started at 7 a.m. local time and ended at 4 p.m. Polls in the remaining provinces opened at 8 a.m. and closed at 5 p.m.

Thousands of people gather to celebrate Nevruz

Thousands of people have marked Nevruz, a traditional festival that celebrates the arrival of spring, with colorful rituals across Türkiye, especially in the southeastern and eastern parts of the country.

Nevruz is marked as part of Kurdish, Iranian and Eurasia traditions in the second half of March as the first day of spring with colorful celebrations.

AKP plans talks with parties on new constitution post-Eid

After the Eid al-Fitr holiday in April 12, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) officials are set to embark on a series of discussions with other political parties regarding the formulation of a new constitution, sources have confirmed.

Eid al-Fitr, the religious holiday marking the holy month of Ramadan's end, is scheduled to commence on April 10 and culminate on April 12.

MHP leader urges Erdoğan to continue after 'finale' remarks

Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has made a public call for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to continue his political journey, countering recent remarks by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader suggesting that upcoming elections would mark the "finale" for his career.