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Turkish Presidential Election 2014

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New Turkey President Erdogan says priorities include EU accession

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used his first speech as Turkey’s new president to outline his priorities as accession to the European Union, democratic

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used his first speech as Turkey’s new president to outline his priorities as accession to the European Union, democratic

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Turkey: Erdoğan sworn in, what next for Gül?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was inaugurated as Turkey’s first directly elected president on Thursday at a ceremony in Ankara. Critics say Erdoğan, who

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was inaugurated as Turkey’s first directly elected president on Thursday at a ceremony in Ankara. Critics say Erdoğan, who

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Where next for Erdogan's 'New Turkey'?

Immediately after his inauguration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Ataturk’s mausoleum in Ankara to lay a wreath. The new president is arguably the

Immediately after his inauguration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Ataturk’s mausoleum in Ankara to lay a wreath. The new president is arguably the

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Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president amid opposition protests

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been sworn in as Turkey’s new president, amid occasionally rowdy scenes in a parliamentary ceremony in Ankara. It comes

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been sworn in as Turkey’s new president, amid occasionally rowdy scenes in a parliamentary ceremony in Ankara. It comes

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Change at the top of Turkey's AK Party

For Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, becoming president has meant relinquishing both the prime minister’s office and the leadership of the Justice and

For Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan, becoming president has meant relinquishing both the prime minister’s office and the leadership of the Justice and

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Erdoğan's election leaves questions unanswered for Turkey's future

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament. In the

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament. In the

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Erdogan wins Turkish presidential election, vows reconciliation

Victory in the presidential election for Recep Tayyip Erdogan has secured his place in history as Turkey’s first directly elected head of

Victory in the presidential election for Recep Tayyip Erdogan has secured his place in history as Turkey’s first directly elected head of

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Turkey: Ihsanoglu concedes defeat in presidential vote

Turkish presidential candidate Ekhmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who was backed by the two main opposition parties, has conceded defeat to Recep Tayyip

Turkish presidential candidate Ekhmeleddin Ihsanoglu, who was backed by the two main opposition parties, has conceded defeat to Recep Tayyip

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Erdogan wins Turkey presidential election

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be Turkey’s next president after being declared the winner of the country’s presidential election. With more than 50% of

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be Turkey’s next president after being declared the winner of the country’s presidential election. With more than 50% of

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Turks elect Erdogan as their president

There were no surprises in Turkey’s presidential election, which has been won by the hot favourite, the 60-year-old Prime Minister Recep Tayyip

There were no surprises in Turkey’s presidential election, which has been won by the hot favourite, the 60-year-old Prime Minister Recep Tayyip

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As it happened: Erdogan wins Turkey presidential election

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be Turkey’s next president after being declared the winner of the country’s presidential election. With more than 50% of

Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be Turkey’s next president after being declared the winner of the country’s presidential election. With more than 50% of

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Turkey election: presidential candidates cast their votes

Turkey is holding its first popular vote for president. The post was previously elected by parliament. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime

Turkey is holding its first popular vote for president. The post was previously elected by parliament. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime

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Turkey presidential election: 53 million people eligible to vote

“Who will be the first president of Turkey elected by popular vote? Voters have been arriving at polling stations to decide who that will be,” asked

“Who will be the first president of Turkey elected by popular vote? Voters have been arriving at polling stations to decide who that will be,” asked

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Voting in Turkey's Presidential election underway

Polls are open across Turkey in a historic day for the country. It is the first time that a presidential election has been put to a popular

Polls are open across Turkey in a historic day for the country. It is the first time that a presidential election has been put to a popular

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Turkey: All eyes on Erdogan in historic presidential vote

The people of Turkey are making history today, voting for their country’s first popularly-elected president. And the frontrunner is a man they

The people of Turkey are making history today, voting for their country’s first popularly-elected president. And the frontrunner is a man they

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Turkey: fnal rallies held ahead of presidential election

Turkey’s presidential candidates have been holding their last rallies ahead the election on Sunday (August 10). The winning candidate will make

Turkey’s presidential candidates have been holding their last rallies ahead the election on Sunday (August 10). The winning candidate will make

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No candidates are likely to thwart Erdogan, says polling analyst

On August 10 and 24 Turks will, for the first time, be able to vote directly for their president. The result could represent an historic turning

On August 10 and 24 Turks will, for the first time, be able to vote directly for their president. The result could represent an historic turning

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Turkey's Erdogan woos expat voters

Long before announcing his intention to run for the presidency, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was wooing diaspora voters. For the

Long before announcing his intention to run for the presidency, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was wooing diaspora voters. For the

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Kurdish vote has added value in Turkey

In Turkey’s presidential election, the Kurdish vote is expected to have a noticeable influence. In the wake of several decades of violent conflict

In Turkey’s presidential election, the Kurdish vote is expected to have a noticeable influence. In the wake of several decades of violent conflict

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Turkish presidential hopeful İhsanoğlu 'conciliatory'

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu is considered the only candidate for president of Turkey who might be capable of competing seriously with Prime Minister Recep

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu is considered the only candidate for president of Turkey who might be capable of competing seriously with Prime Minister Recep

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Turkey's Demirtaş promises new life for country as Kurdish president

For the first time in the history of the republic of modern Turkey, the people rather than parliament are electing their next president. One of the

For the first time in the history of the republic of modern Turkey, the people rather than parliament are electing their next president. One of the

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Turkey's possible 'regime change' election

For the first time in Turkey, the next president will be decided by direct universal suffrage, this 10 August, with a runoff round planned for 24

For the first time in Turkey, the next president will be decided by direct universal suffrage, this 10 August, with a runoff round planned for 24

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Turkey inflation surges on food price volatility

Turkey’s annual inflation rate topped 9.3 percent in July, up from 9.16 percent in June. The Turkish central bank said that volatility in food

Turkey’s annual inflation rate topped 9.3 percent in July, up from 9.16 percent in June. The Turkish central bank said that volatility in food

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Turks abroad prove little interested by politics at home

In Germany, after four days of early voting for the Turkish expatriate community, polling stations have closed and ballot boxes have been sealed and

In Germany, after four days of early voting for the Turkish expatriate community, polling stations have closed and ballot boxes have been sealed and

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Erdoğan, Turkey's leading presidential perennial

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey for 12 years, is now determined to become the country’s first president to be elected by direct

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey for 12 years, is now determined to become the country’s first president to be elected by direct

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German polls close in key expat vote for Turkish presidency

On August 10 Turkey goes to the poll to elect a new president, but in Germany expats have already had their say, with polling stations now

On August 10 Turkey goes to the poll to elect a new president, but in Germany expats have already had their say, with polling stations now