Socialist International

Slovakia to Get ‘Expert’ Government But Return to Populism Looms

The departed but mostly unlamented coalition government, the first version of which was pieced together in February 2020 by four parties in a push to unseat Fico's Smer party following eight years of increasing authoritarianism and corruption, certainly wasn't helped by circumstances.

İmamoğlu’s election bus attacked with stones in Erzurum

A group attacked Nation Alliance vice presidential candidate and İstanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu's election bus with stones during his rally in the eastern province of Erzurum on May 7, as some of those who attended the rally were injured.

İmamoglu said that a maximum of 300-400 "instigated people" organized the attack, but the police did not interfere with these people.

Kilicdaroglu raises issue of demilitarizing Greece’s Aegean islands

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the main challenger trying to unseat Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the May 14 presidential election, has raised the issue of demilitarizing Greece's eastern Aegean islands through a campaign video on Twitter, while also criticizing the Erdogan government for doing "nothing" about the matter.