26 March 2009
by Sabine Freizer
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From the Ballot Box to Brussels

Towns and cities across Turkey are festooned with political party paraphernalia as the country’s main political parties go all out in the final days of the 29 March municipal elections campaign. To an outsider the intensity of party leader involvement, … Continue reading

5 March 2009
by Hugh Pope
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Turkey’s Election Prospects

Polls indicate that the ruling AK Party is well positioned to win Turkey’s 29 March municipal elections. This raises hopes that Turkey can build on the series of measures it announced in January to relaunch its stalled EU convergence process. … Continue reading