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Turkey's opposition loses appeals against referendum

Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.

Turkey's high electoral board has rejected appeals to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers.

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Turkish referendum's economic implications

Business Line looks at the economic case for the proposed changes to Turkey's constitution and its implications.

Business Line looks at the economic case for the proposed changes to Turkey's constitution and its implications.

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Second night of protests against Turkish referendum result

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Ankara and other Turkish cities for a second night of protests against the result of the constitutional…

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Ankara and other Turkish cities for a second night of protests against the result of the constitutional…

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Turkish referendum opposition focuses on role of Electoral Council

The role of Turkey's Supreme Electoral Council is coming in for criticism for breaking its own rules and allegedly ceding too easily to ruling party pressure during Sunday's referendum.

The role of Turkey's Supreme Electoral Council is coming in for criticism for breaking its own rules and allegedly ceding too easily to ruling party pressure during Sunday's referendum.

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Flush with referendum win, crowd asks Erdogan for death penalty

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces call for referendum on death penalty after Ankara crowd hails his win on enhanced presidential powers.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces call for referendum on death penalty after Ankara crowd hails his win on enhanced presidential powers.

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'International media is dancing to the tune of Erdogan'

The victory of the yes vote in Turkey’s referendum on new presidential powers is hardly a surprise given Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s overwhelming support.

The victory of the yes vote in Turkey’s referendum on new presidential powers is hardly a surprise given Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s overwhelming support.

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Erdogan claims victory in Turkey referendum

Turkey is today voting in an historic referendum and on whether or not to push through 18 constitutional amendments, transforming the role of president from a largely ceremonial role to one of great…

Turkey is today voting in an historic referendum and on whether or not to push through 18 constitutional amendments, transforming the role of president from a largely ceremonial role to one of great…

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Turkey-EU ties: a bargaining chip on eve of referendum

Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan has ramped up his anti-EU rhetoric on the eve of a referendum which would hand him sweeping powers.

Turkey’s president Tayyip Erdogan has ramped up his anti-EU rhetoric on the eve of a referendum which would hand him sweeping powers.

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Erdogan slams OSCE ahead of constitutional referendum

Turkey's president slams the OSCE election monitor over reports of campaign inconsistencies ahead of the constitutional vote.

Turkey's president slams the OSCE election monitor over reports of campaign inconsistencies ahead of the constitutional vote.

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Turkey referendum: Polls give narrow lead for 'yes'

There are just two days to go until Turkey goes to the polls in a referendum that could give sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

There are just two days to go until Turkey goes to the polls in a referendum that could give sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Turkish referendum result could make or break Erdogan

On Sunday Turks decide in a referendum if they want a stronger president to run the country, and a weakened parliament. Their choice could determine if Turkey continues along a democratic road, or slu

On Sunday Turks decide in a referendum if they want a stronger president to run the country, and a weakened parliament. Their choice could determine if Turkey continues along a democratic road, or slu

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Old song revived in Turkey as anthem of a modern nation opposed to Erdogan

As Turkey prepares to vote in a referendum that may see some of the nation's founding principles scrapped, an old song praising modern Turkey's founding father Kemal Ataturk gets a revival.

As Turkey prepares to vote in a referendum that may see some of the nation's founding principles scrapped, an old song praising modern Turkey's founding father Kemal Ataturk gets a revival.

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How Europe is being used in the Turkish referendum campaign

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been accused of using Europe as a whipping post in his campaign to win support for radical constitutional change in Sunday’s…

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been accused of using Europe as a whipping post in his campaign to win support for radical constitutional change in Sunday’s…

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Turkey's constitutional referendum: What is changing?

By Ruhi Açıkgöz, AK Party Brussels representative Under the leadership of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the pioneering of the

By Ruhi Açıkgöz, AK Party Brussels representative Under the leadership of the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the pioneering of the

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Turkey's divided diaspora

Tensions already fraught following the attempted coup in Turkey last year have been hardened by the referendum.

Tensions already fraught following the attempted coup in Turkey last year have been hardened by the referendum.

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Constitutional referendum: Turkey is abandoning parliamentary democracy

With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.

With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.