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Turkey to hold constitutional referendum on April 16: Election board - Yeni Şafak English;

Turkey to hold constitutional referendum on April 16: Election board - Yeni Şafak English

Yeni Şafak EnglishTurkey to hold constitutional referendum on April 16: Election boardYeni Şafak EnglishSadi Güven's press conference came one day after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan approved the constitutional amendment package to shift Turkey's existing parliamentary system to a presidential one. Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım had announced the date ...and more »

Turkey confirms constitutional referendum on April 16 - Arab News;

Turkey confirms constitutional referendum on April 16 - Arab News

Arab NewsTurkey confirms constitutional referendum on April 16Arab NewsTurkey set April 16 for a referendum on constitutional changes that will expand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, on Friday. (AFP). Share Video. http://www.arabnews.com/node/1052936/middle-east. Close. Mute. Share Video. 00:0000:0000:00.and more »

Turkey sets date for referendum on expanded presidential powers - Macleans.ca;

Turkey sets date for referendum on expanded presidential powers - Macleans.ca

Macleans.caTurkey sets date for referendum on expanded presidential powersMacleans.caTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan salutes the citizens, gathered to protest and to show solidarity against Parallel State/Gulenist Terrorist Organization's failed military coup attempt, as he leaves his residence with his official car in Kisikli ...and more »

Yusuf Islam thanks Turkey for UK mosque - Arab News;

Yusuf Islam thanks Turkey for UK mosque - Arab News

Arab NewsYusuf Islam thanks Turkey for UK mosqueArab NewsBritish singer Yusuf Islam shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex, in Ankara. (AFP). Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video. http://www.arabnews.com/node/1052771/offbeat. Close. Mute. Share Video.and more »

Turkey prepares for landmark constitutional referendum on 16 April - Middle East Eye;

Turkey prepares for landmark constitutional referendum on 16 April - Middle East Eye

Middle East EyeTurkey prepares for landmark constitutional referendum on 16 AprilMiddle East EyeTurkey's referendum on constitutional changes, which could greatly expand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, will take place on 16 April, the election board officially confirmed on Saturday. High Election Board head Sadi Guven said in a televised ...and more »

Turkey to hold referendum on stronger presidency on April 16 - Reuters;

Turkey to hold referendum on stronger presidency on April 16 - Reuters

ReutersTurkey to hold referendum on stronger presidency on April 16ReutersTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a symposium on presidential system in Istanbul, Turkey, February 11, 2017. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS. 1/3. left. right. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech ...and more »

Erdogan defends constitutional changes in Istanbul - Anadolu Agency;

Erdogan defends constitutional changes in Istanbul - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyErdogan defends constitutional changes in IstanbulAnadolu AgencyThe Turkish president on Saturday defended the major constitutional changes that will be submitted to Turkish citizens in a referendum in April. Speaking at a symposium on presidential system in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the change ...and more »

Turkish constitutional referendum comes amid media crackdown - WSOC Charlotte;

Turkish constitutional referendum comes amid media crackdown - WSOC Charlotte

WSOC CharlotteTurkish constitutional referendum comes amid media crackdownWSOC CharlotteANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's electoral board on Saturday confirmed April 16 as the date of a national referendum on expanding the president's powers, but the main opposition leader predicts he will face an "unfair" campaign process. The head of the ...and more »

Turkey referendum on constitutional reforms set for April 16 - The Times of Israel;

Turkey referendum on constitutional reforms set for April 16 - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelTurkey referendum on constitutional reforms set for April 16The Times of IsraelTurkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a rally in Sanliurfa, Turkey, January 6, 2017. (Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service, Pool photo via AP). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. Turkey · Recep Tayyip ...and more »

Turkey to hold referendum on constitutional reforms on April 16 - TRT World;

Turkey to hold referendum on constitutional reforms on April 16 - TRT World

TRT WorldTurkey to hold referendum on constitutional reforms on April 16TRT WorldTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets the crowd during the opening ceremony of Tuz Lake Natural Gas Storage facility and ​inauguration ceremonies of completed public investments, in Aksaray, Turkey on February 10, 2017. Feb 11, 2017.and more »

Referendum on constitutional reform to be held on April 16, top election board YSK says - Daily Sabah;

Referendum on constitutional reform to be held on April 16, top election board YSK says - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahReferendum on constitutional reform to be held on April 16, top election board YSK saysDaily SabahTurkey's referendum on constitutional reform will be held on Sunday, April 16, Turkey's Supreme Election board (YSK) announced on Saturday. YSK President Sadi Güven said that there will be around 164,000 ballot boxes available for the registered 55.3 ...and more »

Turkey's election commission confirms April 16 as referendum date - Gulf Times;

Turkey's election commission confirms April 16 as referendum date - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesTurkey's election commission confirms April 16 as referendum dateGulf TimesTurkey's Supreme Election Council confirmed Saturday that the country will hold a referendum on constitutional reforms on April 16, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. Voters will decide on a set of reforms that could vastly empower the office ...and more »

Turkey's President Erdoğan approves reform bill seen as authoritarian power grab - International Business Times UK;

Turkey's President Erdoğan approves reform bill seen as authoritarian power grab - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UKTurkey's President Erdoğan approves reform bill seen as authoritarian power grabInternational Business Times UKTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has approved a constitutional reform bill that has been criticised as a power grab to strengthen his authoritarian rule. If approved in a referendum, the bill would scrap the office of prime minister and give ...and more »

Turkey to hold referendum on presidency on April 16 - election board - Nikkei Asian Review

Turkey to hold referendum on presidency on April 16 - election boardNikkei Asian ReviewANKARA (Reuters) -- Turkey will hold a referendum on April 16 on proposed changes to the constitution that would replace its parliamentary system with the executive presidency sought by Tayyip Erdogan, the head of the High Election Board announced on ...and more »

Date of Turkish Referendum on Expanding Presidential Powers Revealed - Sputnik International;

Date of Turkish Referendum on Expanding Presidential Powers Revealed - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalDate of Turkish Referendum on Expanding Presidential Powers RevealedSputnik InternationalThe Turkish referendum on constitutional changes, envisaging transition to a presidential form of governance, will take place on April 16, Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK) announced Saturday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a ...and more »

Column: Will the US lose Turkey? - Tampabay.com;

Column: Will the US lose Turkey? - Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comColumn: Will the US lose Turkey?Tampabay.comIn April 2009, President Barack Obama spoke before the Turkish Grand National Assembly, hailing the country's "strong, vibrant, secular democracy" and noting that Turkey is a "resolute" and "critical" American ally. Since then, much has changed in both ...and more »

Court issues partial ban of poem about Erdogan - P.M. News;

Court issues partial ban of poem about Erdogan - P.M. News

P.M. NewsCourt issues partial ban of poem about ErdoganP.M. NewsA German Court has granted Turkish President Recep Erdogan an injunction on parts of a satirical poem by a German comedian that sparked a diplomatic row between Ankara and Berlin. The civil court in Hamburg on Friday upheld an earlier decision to ...and more »

Turkish president approves constitutional overhaul bill - JURIST;

Turkish president approves constitutional overhaul bill - JURIST

JURISTTurkish president approves constitutional overhaul billJURIST[JURIST] Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday approved an 18-article bill [text, in Turkish] that would provide significant changes to Turkey's constitution. A public referendum vote [Al Jazeera report] will be held on April 16 to see if ...and more »

President Erdoğan ratifies changes, referendum likely to be on April 16 - Daily Sabah;

President Erdoğan ratifies changes, referendum likely to be on April 16 - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahPresident Erdoğan ratifies changes, referendum likely to be on April 16Daily SabahA total of 339 out of 550 deputies had voted in favor of the package, which required a referendum. A referendum is likely to be held on April 16 after President Erdoğan on Friday approved the constitutional changes. The president said that Turkey will ...and more »

Re-strategizing Turkey-US partnership crucial for region - Daily Sabah;

Re-strategizing Turkey-US partnership crucial for region - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahRe-strategizing Turkey-US partnership crucial for regionDaily SabahU.S. President Donald Trump's first telephone conversation with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan took place last week. The readout following the meeting reiterated not only the "close and longstanding relationship between the United States and Turkey ...and more »