Secularism in Turkey

Six opposition leaders’ meeting important beginning for change: Akşener

A meeting held by the leaders of six opposition political parties is an important beginning for change, the İYİ (Good) Party leader has said, vowing to give an end to what she called a mismanagement of the economy, poverty, corruption and injustice if they come to power in the next elections.

Turkish Opposition Meeting Raises Hopes of Unity Against Erdogan

Leaders of six opposition parties that met on Saturday in Ankara. Photo: Republican People's Party, CHP

Idris Sahin, deputy chair of the DEVA Party, told BIRN the meeting on Saturday was "extremely important for building future of our country and agreeing on how to have a parliamentary democracy".

AKP, MHP slam CHP leader for protesting electricity prices

The ruling People's Alliance, made up of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) , has strongly criticized main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu who declared that he won't pay his electricity bills until the recent hikes are withdrawn.

MHP reiterates polls will take place as slated in June 2023


The Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has reiterated its loyalty to the People's Alliance with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) as well as the executive-presidential system, its leader Devlet Bahçeli has said, underlining once again that the elections will take place as scheduled in June 2023.