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Turkish general election 2011

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Turkish MPs boycott swearing-in of parliament

Two of Turkey’s main opposition parties boycotted the opening of parliament on Tuesday after judges barred nine jailed MPs from taking their

Two of Turkey’s main opposition parties boycotted the opening of parliament on Tuesday after judges barred nine jailed MPs from taking their

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Parliamentary numbers game may change Turkish constitution

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is closer to being able to implement a new constitution. A member of the Kurdish BDP party has lost his

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is closer to being able to implement a new constitution. A member of the Kurdish BDP party has lost his

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Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand on what won the election

To assess Turkey’s election results, euronews talked to prominent Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand, by satellite link with Istanbul. Gizem

To assess Turkey’s election results, euronews talked to prominent Turkish journalist Mehmet Ali Birand, by satellite link with Istanbul. Gizem

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Erdogan vows to work with rivals on new constitution

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a third term as Turkey’s prime minister. His AK Party gained a decisive victory, picking up 49.9 percent of the vote

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a third term as Turkey’s prime minister. His AK Party gained a decisive victory, picking up 49.9 percent of the vote

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The challenges ahead for Turkish PM Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a strong mandate to pursue his reform agenda after Sunday’s election results. But he will need to

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a strong mandate to pursue his reform agenda after Sunday’s election results. But he will need to

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Opposition gains in Turkey election

Turkey’s main opposition party has done well despite defeat in the elections. The secularist CHP gained 23 seats and garnered roughly 26 percent of

Turkey’s main opposition party has done well despite defeat in the elections. The secularist CHP gained 23 seats and garnered roughly 26 percent of

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Erdogan to work with others on Turkish constitution

He has a third consecutive term, but not the majority needed to go ahead with his plans for constitutional changes. Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s

He has a third consecutive term, but not the majority needed to go ahead with his plans for constitutional changes. Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s

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Lesson for EU in election says Turkey's EU Minister

In the wake of the Turkish election results euronews spoke to Turkey’s Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis. Euronews

In the wake of the Turkish election results euronews spoke to Turkey’s Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis. Euronews

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CHP falls short of goals in Turkish election

For decades they ruled Turkey, upholding the republic’s secular values. On Sunday, despite picking up three and a half million more votes than in

For decades they ruled Turkey, upholding the republic’s secular values. On Sunday, despite picking up three and a half million more votes than in

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AK party seals historic third straight win in Turkey

The ruling AK party has won the Turkish general election with nearly exactly 50 percent of the vote. It is the party’s third consecutive win, which

The ruling AK party has won the Turkish general election with nearly exactly 50 percent of the vote. It is the party’s third consecutive win, which

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Erdogan win in Turkey elections could lead to new constitution

The most likely results of today’s election in Turkey is a third consecutive term for Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Recent opinion polls before voting began

The most likely results of today’s election in Turkey is a third consecutive term for Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Recent opinion polls before voting began

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Turkey goes to the polls

Voting is underway in Turkey in a general election expected to return the ruling AK party for a third consecutive term. The country has become an

Voting is underway in Turkey in a general election expected to return the ruling AK party for a third consecutive term. The country has become an

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Election campaign ends in Turkey

Who will lead Turkey through the next four years? The opinion polls say Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will win a third consecutive term, and

Who will lead Turkey through the next four years? The opinion polls say Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will win a third consecutive term, and

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Election campaigning comes to a close in Turkey

Turkey’s prime minister has turned up the heat on his rivals as campaigning comes to a close ahead of elections on Sunday. Opinion polls indicate

Turkey’s prime minister has turned up the heat on his rivals as campaigning comes to a close ahead of elections on Sunday. Opinion polls indicate

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Turkey: push for a new constitution

As the election campaign winds down in Turkey, euronews spoke to some of the main figures involved in Sunday’s historic poll. The election is not

As the election campaign winds down in Turkey, euronews spoke to some of the main figures involved in Sunday’s historic poll. The election is not

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Polls point to ruling AKP victory in Turkish election

Sunday’s Turkish election will go a long way towards mapping out the country’s political future. If the ruling AKP party, led by Prime Minister Recep

Sunday’s Turkish election will go a long way towards mapping out the country’s political future. If the ruling AKP party, led by Prime Minister Recep

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Erdogan reflects Turkey's new found global confidence

Recep Tayyip Erdogan first attracted international attention in 2002 when his AK Party swept to power. Since then he has been the driving force

Recep Tayyip Erdogan first attracted international attention in 2002 when his AK Party swept to power. Since then he has been the driving force

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Turkish constitution at stake in general election

Turkey will go the polls on Sunday with the ruling AK party hoping to secure a large enough majority so they can change the constitution. It wants

Turkey will go the polls on Sunday with the ruling AK party hoping to secure a large enough majority so they can change the constitution. It wants

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"Anonymous" attacks official Turkish websites

Internet activists Anonymous have attacked several official websites in Turkey on the eve of a general election in protest at what they call

Internet activists Anonymous have attacked several official websites in Turkey on the eve of a general election in protest at what they call

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Pre-election cyber attack in Turkey

Just days before Turkey’s general election, state websites have come under attack from the Internet vigilante group Anonymous. It is part of a

Just days before Turkey’s general election, state websites have come under attack from the Internet vigilante group Anonymous. It is part of a

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Turkey's EU membership ambitions

This week The Network talks to three newsmakers to explore the issue of Turkey’s accession to the EU. The contrast between the two sides is

This week The Network talks to three newsmakers to explore the issue of Turkey’s accession to the EU. The contrast between the two sides is

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Turkey's economic future under the spotlight

Partly because of its successful management of Turkey’s economy, the ruling AK Party looks set to retain power in Sunday’s elections, but there are

Partly because of its successful management of Turkey’s economy, the ruling AK Party looks set to retain power in Sunday’s elections, but there are

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Kurds to vote around Turkish threshold rule

Kurdish nationalists stand a reasonable chance of gaining more representation in Turkey’s parliament at this Sunday’s election — surveys indicate 30

Kurdish nationalists stand a reasonable chance of gaining more representation in Turkey’s parliament at this Sunday’s election — surveys indicate 30

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Stakes are high in Turkish election

On September 12, 1980 Turkey experienced its third military coup in 20 years. The previous two, in 1960 and 1971, laid the foundation for a

On September 12, 1980 Turkey experienced its third military coup in 20 years. The previous two, in 1960 and 1971, laid the foundation for a

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High hopes for civil constitution post poll in Turkey

Turkey having been ruled under constitutions forged in the aftermath of military coups since the 1960’s, Turkey is on the cusp of a new era

Turkey having been ruled under constitutions forged in the aftermath of military coups since the 1960’s, Turkey is on the cusp of a new era

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Turkish minorities back constitutional change

Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday in a vote that will not only provide the country with a new government, but also a new constitution. Turkey is a

Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday in a vote that will not only provide the country with a new government, but also a new constitution. Turkey is a

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Sex tapes taint Turkish vote

The full impact of a sex, lies and videotape scandal that hit Turkish politics just weeks before the June 12 general election remains to be

The full impact of a sex, lies and videotape scandal that hit Turkish politics just weeks before the June 12 general election remains to be

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Erdogan lines up super-majority in Turkish poll

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks set to win a third term as the country heads towards a June 12 general election. In power since

Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks set to win a third term as the country heads towards a June 12 general election. In power since