People ' s Party

Turkey needs genuine democracy to address problems, main opposition leader says

Turkey needs a genuine and strong democracy with rule of law and academic and media freedoms the same way the contemporary world enjoys, the leader of the main opposition has said, citing unemployment as the country's gravest problem that needs to be resolved.

President Erdoğan slams former top commander over FETÖ remarks

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lawmakers to file lawsuits against former Chief of General Staff İlker Başbuğ after he said FETÖ, the group that is widely believed to have been behind the 2016 coup attempt, had played a significant role in the adoption of laws in parliament that led to the imprisonment of several military personnel ove

Hungarian PM Orban is Seeking Allies to Organize a "Counter-Revolution" in Europe

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says he is seeking allies for a conservative "counter-revolution" in Europe, DPA reported.

Orban gave a speech at a forum of conservatives and nationalists in Rome. He said he had spoken with Spanish far-right opposition leader Santiago Abascal and other supporters from Italy and France.

CHP proposes five-article solution to Idlib standoff with Syria, Russia

Turkey's main opposition party has proposed five measures for a quick resolution to recent clashes in Idlib amid an ongoing conflict between Turkey and Syria that claimed the lives of seven Turkish troops and one civilian as a result of the latter's deadly attack on early Feb. 3.

Main opposition leader visits earthquake-hit region

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Jan. 31 visited Elazığ province and its districts that were hit by an earthquake which killed 41 people last week.

"Turkey's entire population was united over the earthquake in Elazığ province," Kılıçdaroğlu told reporters.