Turkey’s Pro-Kurdish Opposition Will Join Work on New Constitution

By Gulsen Solaker ANKARA, Jan 25 – Turkey‘s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said on Sunday it would take part in a parliamentary commission charged with drafting a new constitution and would challenge the ruling AK Party’s plans for a strong executive presidency. The AK Party has broad cross-party support for overhauling Turkey‘s constitution, which

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Turkey’s Erdogan Wins Majority Vote

BY Staff Reporter ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Nov. 2) ¬†Turkey’s election results were announced late Sunday¬†night and President Recep Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) won the snap elections in a landslide victory. Preliminary results projected a majority win by AKP with 49.4 percent of the vote, giving it 315 out of 550 seats in parliament.The main opposition

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