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# justice-and-development-party - Monday 2 November, 2015

Protests and celebrations as Turkey's ruling party storms to election victory

The Justice and Development Party secured a parliamentary majority in the country’s second election this year.

# justice-and-development-party - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Turkey protesters reject 'last warning' to evacuate park

“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.

# justice-and-development-party - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Turkey PM suggests referendum to end Istanbul park protest

Erdogan says he is considering holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest.

# justice-and-development-party - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Bomb blast wounds 16 in Istanbul

Fifteen police officers and one civilian were injured when a remote-controlled bomb exploded in Turkey’s largest city today.

# justice-and-development-party - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Turkish PM issues first ever apology for killing of 14,000 Kurds

Erdogan said one of the obstacles to Turkey being among “the world’s most powerful states” is that it cannot face up to its past – however his apology appeared more motivated towards embarrassing the opposition.

# justice-and-development-party - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Early results indicate Turkey's ruling party likely to win third term

The government of prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may seek to reform the country’s military-era constitution in its third term.