Democrat Party

Happy to form alliance with Felicity Party and Democrat Party: İYİ Party head Akşener

İYİ (Good) Party leader Meral Akşener has said she “really wants” to form an alliance with the Felicity Party (SP) and the Democrat Party (DP), two small conservative parties with no seats in parliament, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Romania's Ruling Party Dismisses Second PM in Seven Months

Romania plunged into a major political crisis for the second time in seven months after the party leadership of the ruling Social Democrat Party voted Monday to withdraw their political support for Prime Minister Mihai Tudose.

Tudose said he will submit his resignation by no later than Tuesday morning and will not stay in office as interim prime minister.

Romania's Ruling Party Dismisses Second PM in Seven Months

Romania plunged into a major political crisis for the second time in seven months after the party leadership of the ruling Social Democrat Party voted Monday to withdraw their political support for Prime Minister Mihai Tudose.

Tudose said he will submit his resignation by no later than Tuesday morning and will not stay in office as interim prime minister.

Claims about former AKP MPs' links to Gülen removed from Turkish coup panel report

Claims regarding two former ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) lawmakers' links to the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen were removed from a report prepared by the parliamentary commission formed to investigate the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt.  

The calendar in Erdoğan's mind

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the chair of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) from the day it was founded on Aug. 14, 2001, until he resigned on Aug. 27, 2014, because he was elected the president, registering a total of 13 years and 13 days. He is back as the chair of AK Party after 998 days. 

The power contest

Obviously some degree of "power contest" between the president and the prime minister cannot be avoided if both of them have a political background and strong aspirations to engrave their name on the list of people who contributed most to the advancement of his nation.

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