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Turkish prosecutor refiles indictment seeking ban on HDP

Turkey's top prosecutor on June 7 refiled an indictment seeking dissolution of the opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

The indictment calls HDP an undemocratic party that colludes with the terrorist group PKK and seeks to destroy the unity of the state.

The indictment was previously returned by the Constitutional Court due to missing details.

Minister of Justice: Prosecutor's Office Should Deal with Crimes, Not Government Control

"When there is no effective solution to one issue, people tend to seek the prosecutor's office, but it also fuels over-expectations. It's function to control rule of law is only on certain issues and its task is to investigate crimes, not to be a second instance of administration control."  This was stated by caretaker Minister of Justice Yanaki Stoilov.

Croatian President Restores Honours to War Crime Defendant

Zoran Milanovic said on Monday that his decision to return state honours to Branimir Glavas was legally sound, even though he is on trial for alleged war crimes.

"Glavas asked for this, he sent a request, because he has been formally unconvinced for five years. If he had not asked me, I wouldn't have interfered," Milanovic told media.

TEŠ case trial to begin after decade-long investigation

Celje – After a decade-long investigation, corruption trial will start in the case of a EUR 1.4 billion generator project at the Šoštanj coal-fired power station TEŠ. Twelve individuals and two legal entities face charges on multiple counts. The arraignment is scheduled for Friday.

CHP leader to run for president if Nation Alliance wants

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on May 4 said he would agree to run for president in the next elections if the Nation Alliance would ask him.

"We have a Nation Alliance. If the Alliance says, 'You will be [our presidential candidate],' then I will be," he said while speaking to Yeniçağ TV.