Istanbul, Ankara mayors to serve as vice presidents: Kılıçdaroğlu

Ekrem İmamoğlu and Mansur Yavaş, mayors of Istanbul and Ankara respectively, will serve as the vice presidents if the Nation Alliance wins the presidential polls, Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the joint candidate of the opposition and Chairman of the Republican People's Party (CHP) stated.

CHP leader suggests gov’t conspires against Istanbul mayor

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu on Jan. 3 accused the government of conspiring against Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu.

"We have important issues ahead of us. They want to seize the Istanbul Municipality, which the opposition won, with conspiracies," he said speaking to CHP members at the parliament.

Opposition alliance to prepare Türkiye for its 2nd Century: CHP leader

The opposition alliance will prepare Türkiye for its second century when it comes to power in the next elections that will take place in June 2023, as the country will mark its centennial, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said.

Heavy rains hit western Türkiye, disrupt daily life in Istanbul

Some districts of the metropolitan city of Istanbul have been lashed by heavy rains battering western provinces of Türkiye, with Istanbul's Esenyurt district bearing the brunt.

Following the torrential rain warnings issued for 11 provinces, including Istanbul, the expected rain hit the metropolitan city on Aug. 25.