Republican People's Party

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.

CHP leader criticizes circular prohibiting citizens from recording police intervention

Following a new circular by the Security General Directorate prohibiting citizens from recording police intervention during social events, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that the circular intends "suspension of democracy."

CHP to submit proposal for Central Bank ‘independence’ to parliament

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said that his party will submit a law proposal in parliament in the coming days regarding the independence of the Central Bank.

The CHP will seek support from MHP Chair Devlet Bahçeli for this proposal, Kılıçdaroğlu said on April 29, speaking to Karar TV.

Land prices skyrocket in Turkey’s northwest after Bill Gates rumors

Land prices in Turkey's northwest have nearly doubled after rumors that Microsoft founder Bill Gates bought 22,000 acres of agricultural land in the region.

Landowners hoping to cash in on the opportunity are trying to sell their land at exorbitant prices with some listing up to $10,000 per parcel, according to a report

CHP appeals to court against Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has lodged an appeal to the Council of State to nix a presidential decree to pull back Turkey from the Istanbul Convention, a multilateral Council of Europe blueprint introducing measures to stop violence against women.

Prosecutor launches probe against CHP official for ‘threatening’ Erdoğan

An Ankara prosecutor has launched a probe against a senior main opposition official for saying President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's policies may trigger a military coup similar to the one that happened during the tenure of former prime minister Adnan Menderes, who was executed by a military junta following the 1960 coup d'état.

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