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15 July 2014 News Roundup

Photo credit: www.cafesiyaset.com Presidential election campaigns of three candidates continue amid criticisms of unequal opportunities in the race. Both Democratic People’s Party’s (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtas and Republican…
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Altan Tan MP

Westminster Debate ‘Turkey’s Democratisation and Reform Package and Peaceful Solution to the Kurdish Question’ CEFTUS Insights Interview with Altan Tan, Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) MP Mr Altan Tan is a Peace and Democracy…
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1 April 2014 News Roundup

Photo credit: RT.com /AFP Photo/Bulent Kilic The crucial local elections finally took place on 30 March after a turbulent week. An intelligence meeting on Syria was leaked on YouTube which was consequently banned by the government. Economy,…
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25 March 2014 News Roundup

As local elections draw near, the government’s ban on accessing Twitter has been the most heated topic in Turkey’s media this week. Meanwhile, the widely celebrated Newroz also witnessed the PKK’s jailed leader Ocalan’s address to…
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