Kemal Kilicdaroglu - updates

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Turkish election body sticks to disputed Istanbul rerun decision

May 09, 2019 - 7:00 AM

The election board has voided the opposition Republican People's Party narrow victory in Turkey's biggest city and economic hub Istanbul and ordered a replay of the vote

RERUN. Protesters chant slogans during a demonstration in Istanbul, on May 8, 2019, following a decision by the authorities to re-run the city's mayoral election. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP

Turkey opposition leader attacked at soldier's funeral

Apr 21, 2019 - 9:08 PM

Video of the incident on social media shows a mob pushing and shoving around Republican People's Party (CHP) chief Kemal Kilicdaroglu as he makes his way through the crowd

Turkey opposition chief challenges Erdogan with 'justice' congress

Aug 26, 2017 - 8:13 PM

Kemal Kilicdaroglu head of the secular Republican People s Party CHP is hoping the justice congress will keep up the momentum of a month long march highlighting judicial abuses in Turkey

OPPOSITION. Kemal Kilicdaroglu (C), leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), sits before his speech during the "Justice Congress" in Canakkale on August 26, 2017. Photo by Ozan Kose/AFP

Turkish opposition holds mass 'justice' rally in challenge to Erdogan

Jul 10, 2017 - 12:40 AM

The rally marks the culmination of a 450 kilometer justice march from Ankara to Istanbul by Republican People s Party CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu

Supporters of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) gather during a rally in the Maltepe district of Istanbul on July 9, 2017, marking the end of a 450-kilometre (280 mile) "justice march" from Ankara to Istanbul. The rally marks the end of a 450-kilometre (280 mile) "justice march" from Ankara to Istanbul by Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, who launched an unprecedented trek on June 15 in protest the arrest of one of his MPs. / AFP PHOTO / YASIN AKGUL

Turkey rivals make last push before tense referendum

Apr 16, 2017 - 12:06 AM

Opinion polls have predicted drastically different outcomes and analysts are expecting a close result despite the clear advantages the Yes campaign enjoys

TURKEY AND EU. In this file photo, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during the Living Human Treasures award ceremony at the Bestepe National Congress and Culture Center in Ankara on November 3, 2016. File photo by Adem Altan/AFP

Turkey opposition chief unharmed after convoy fired on

Aug 25, 2016 - 8:52 PM

It is not yet known if Kilicdaroglu is the target or if he was caught up in a separate incident

UNHARMED. Turkey's party Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu salutes supporters on August 7, 2016 in Istanbul. File photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP

Turkey's Erdogan dares opposition to 'find my golden toilet'

Jun 02, 2015 - 9:17 AM

Erdogan s 1 150 room palace has been condemned by critics as an absurd extravagance and held up as proof he is slipping further into authoritarianism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a rally marking the 562nd anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul by the Ottomans, in Istanbul, Turkey, May 30, 2015. Sedat Suna