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Erdoğan’s reform: how to kill the MHP

The prime minister's proposed electoral reforms are mainly designed to destroy Turkey's nationalist party...

Would a CHP-MHP alliance work?

The Turkish left says it’s possible a deal could be struck between Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and Devlet Bahçeli It is two months since the first Gezi Park protests broke out....

CHP surges in first post-protest opinion poll

A survey conducted after the start of the Gezi uprising reads well for Turkey's main opposition party...

The first step of the peace process: a PKK ceasefire

The imprisoned PKK leader issues a call for peace to a crowd of thousands in Turkey's southeast...

Turkey’s next election: the CHP’s challenge

To win the next election, Turkey’s opposition party has a mountain to climb Here’s a prediction that won’t astonish anyone: the CHP will not win Turkey’s next general...

Back to where we started

These are the elections Turkey must hold in the next thirty-six months: March 2014: local elections (most likely on the 30th, the final Sunday); August 2014: presidential election...

The polls are wrong: one in two Turks won’t vote AKP

A 52 percent poll lead does not mean one in every two Turks would vote AK tomorrow. A year ago, Turkey’s AK Party won a third successive term in government. The victory came as...

Election 2011: timetable of events

Following on from yesterday’s missive, a quick guide for when to expect what in Turkey’s election today. Let’s hope for a few surprises. 7am – voting...

Golden Numbers of Election Night

The main figures to watch out for in this weekend's election...

MHP crashes below threshold in opinion poll, but result is really a CHP victory

Just two parties are likely to cross the 10 percent threshold at the next Turkish election, according to the latest Haberturk/Konsensüs opinion poll. The results, which paint a...