Republican People's Party

The polemic of this election: Where are the finances?

With six weeks left to the June 7 elections, survey results show the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) vote is not much higher than 40 percent. What scares the AKP is for the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to cross the 10 percent threshold, thus shattering the calculations. Looking at surveys, the feared is about to come true. Of course, if everything runs its natural course? 

Probe opened against 56 people who protested hydroelectric plants in Black Sea town

A public prosecutor has opened an investigation against 56 villagers in the Black Sea town of Zile who protested against three hydroelectric power plant (HES) projects in their city.

On March 15, some 2,000 protesters marched against the HES projects planned on Çekerek River in the Zile district of Tokat province while security forces set up barricades and used tear gas against them.

AK Party asking about finances this time

In previous elections, it was the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) that made the promises and it was the opposition parties that would ask, "Where is the financial source for that?"

Have you noticed? It has turned upside-down. In this election, the opposition parties are making promises  and the AK Party is asking, "Where is the source?"

CHP promises a halt to 'Middle Easternization' of Turkey

This column on April 18 analyzed the foreign policy section of the ruling Justice and Development Party?s (AKP) election manifesto and found that the government is not promising a change in its diplomatic line. Today?s column will study the main opposition Republican People?s Party?s (CHP) plan for foreign policy under the title ?the vision for citizens and value-based foreign policy.?

CHP manifesto highlights its social democrat identity

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal K?l?çdaro?lu released his party's election manifesto. The main slogan, "A Livable Turkey," addresses everyone who has a complaint. First of all, let me stress that with this manifesto, the CHP has rather strengthened its "social democrat" identity.

Main opposition CHP confident in its economic plan, calls on finance minister to join their team

Turkish main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) head Kemal K?l?çdaro?lu has called Finance Minister Mehmet ?im?ek's bluff shortly after the latter said he would vote for the CHP if it could prove its ability to find the financial sources for promises K?l?çdaro?lu recently made as part of his party's election campaign.