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23.06.2019 - 19:30 [ Hurriyet ]

Opposition candidate İmamoğlu thanks teammates, voters in victory speech after preliminary results show lead

Ekrem İmamoğlu, the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) mayoral candidate for Istanbul, emerged as the victor of the June 23 local election rerun after unofficial results were released, thanking his teammates and all Istanbul residents.

“You have protected our tradition of democracy, dating back a hundred years. Thank you, fellow Istanbul residents,” İmamoğlu said in a press conference on June 23.

23.06.2019 - 19:27 [ ]

Wahl in Istanbul: Oppositionspolitiker Imamoglu siegt

Der Abstand zwischen den beiden Kandidaten betrug nach Auszählung von 97,4 Prozent der Stimmen mehr als 730.000 Stimmen. Wahlberechtigt waren rund 10,5 Millionen Menschen. Nach der ersten Wahl vom 31. März hatte Imamoglu nur einen Vorsprung von gut 20.000 Stimmen gehabt.

12.04.2018 - 01:27 [ Morning Star ]

A US-Russia confrontation in Syrian skies is unlikely to be contained there

There is a similar lack of desire for overseas conflicts in France and Britain, which is why recent involvement by the Nato forces has been restricted to aerial bombardment while proxy ground troops risk their lives in combat.
This meets the requirement of both brass hats and the hand-wringing “we have to do something” B-52 liberals whose consciences are always salved by bombing raids, irrespective of civilian “collateral damage.”
Sending warplanes into Syria’s Russia-defended airspace — or firing missiles from outside its borders — will be no picnic.(…)
Bombing plans should be halted and full assistance given to prioritising scientific evidence over assertions to expose the reality of what happened in Douma.