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Old 04-17-2017   #341
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JUST IN: Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP opposition says the successful challenge of 3 million unstamped ballots could change vote outcome

Actually if the Election Committee refuses to recount and toss the unstamped votes and are challenged in Turkish Court using the current very valid Election Laws that have not be suddenly changed ...the Court would be hard pressed to not rule in the favor of HDP....even if it means anger coming from Erdogan/AKP and because if they rubberstamp then it well truly reveal that the Court's simply a farce in the eyes of the roughly 50% who voted against Erdogan........
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BREAKING: Turkish President Erdogan rejects OSCE vote monitors' findings, tells group to 'know your place.'
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Main Opp CHParty Leader Kılıdaroğlu speaking #live, attacking Turkish Election Council, asking if they are offered to be MPs in next elex

EU calls for investigation into alleged vote rigging in Turkeys referendum
http://buff.ly/2pNM919

Erdoğan slams OSCE, saying Turkey wont recognize its report on referendum
http://buff.ly/2pMGiJr

SO is Turkey now under Erdogan going to drop out of OSCE and be asked to leave as a member of the EU Council....AND they are a PACE member as well.

What/who made Turkey's election board to change mind in two hours about unauthorized ballots? First they rejected but 2 hours later accepted

PACE observer: Referendum was neither fair nor free
http://buff.ly/2ptPgyU

Hrriyet Daily News

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Ankara slams international election observers criticism of referendum result
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/ank...&NewsCatID=510
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IMPORTANT NOTE
Trump call delights #Erdogan supporters as legitimising victory, dismays critics after OSCE report&anti-west tirade.

EU/US ARE DEFINITELY NOT on same page

REMEMBER this is the same Donald that first stated NATO/EU are obsolete and then praised them recently. AND that he was going to work within NATO.....BUT WAIT only if they paid the US money and fought IS/AQ....which they have been doing since 2003?????

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Erdoğan offers prayer of gratitude in İstanbul mosque reminiscent of Ottoman sultans
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Preliminary statistical study of voting patterns in #turkeyreferundum strongly suggest Kurdish votes stolen by govt

http://www.intellinews.com/academic-...rendum-119719#
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No idea how anyone could think it's a good idea to send pro-#Kremlin #PKK #YPG #DNR @AndrejHunko as a #TurkeyReferendum @PACE_News observer.
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Hrriyet Daily News

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Turkish bar association says electoral board violated law during referendum
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/tur...&NewsCatID=338

Ankara: Hundreds gathered in front of the Supreme Election Board to submit referendum cancelation petitions.

Erdogan is going to have a hard time with this statement .....
BREAKING: Main opposition party CHP leader @kilicdarogluk: The NO votes in the actual polling boxes are more than 50%.

EU urges #Ankara to open 'transparent investigations' into vote results @AFP

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The Soufan Group's brief ends with:
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The modern Turkish model—previously widely lauded for its gradual move towards liberal democracy—now appears to have been supplanted by a model that increasingly resembles a modern-day incarnation of a sultan-style government.
Link:http://www.soufangroup.com/tsg-intel...k-with-the-eu/

Now will Turkey decide to loosen controls on "refugees" not leaving and encourage them to depart for the EU? I am sure a few will remind him many are fellow Muslims.
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A commentary by Professor Tahir Abbas, now at RUSI (London), but who had worked and taught in Turkey for fourteen years beforehand. He ends with:
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One thing is for sure. As transformation is necessary in the light of globalisation and as power globally steadily shifts from the West back to the East, Turkey remains at the centre of the world.
Link:http://tahirabbas.co.uk/index.php/tu...society-today/
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A single sourced Turkish press report that indicates a development: 'Turkey captures PKK-linked TAK's leader in northern Iraq's Irbil'. A report that indicates it was not a joint action i.e. with KRG / Kurdish help, rather just a Turkish one.
Link:https://www.dailysabah.com/war-on-te...rn-iraqs-irbil
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