June 2015 Republican People's Party election campaign

CHP leader criticizes gov't's urban policies following building collapse

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has called out the Turkish government for building "nothing but high-rise buildings" and turning forests into "concrete jungles" throughout its 14-year tenure, following a building collapse in Istanbul which the opposition blames on illegal building practices.

CHP appeals to voters of all parties for local polls, including HDP, says party leader

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has called on voters of all political parties to support it in the local elections, party leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said on Feb. 1 when asked about cooperation with the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) regarding Turkey's most populous provinces Istanbul, Ankara and İzmir.

Former CHP mayor Sarıgül to run independently for Istanbul's Şişli district

Mustafa Sarıgül, former mayor of the Şişli district of Istanbul from the ranks of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), has resigned from the CHP and said he would run independently for the same constituency in the upcoming local polls.