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Turkey’s ruling AK party grabbed a surprisingly robust victory in the weekend’s snap elections. The result has been seen first of all as a triumph
A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central
The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for unity in Turkey and for the world to accept the election victory of the party he founded.
Turkey has a majority government after the country’s second parliamentary elections in five months. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu was greeted by his
The Turkish general election is being played out against a deteriorating security situation both inside and outside its borders and a sluggish
With Turkey’s snap general election just days away, the main political parties have been campaigning hard across the country. In the latest opinion
Turkey is counting down to snap elections. Coalition talks between political leaders after June’s poll broke up without any conclusion.
Turkey went to the polls on June 7 this year and voted to end the Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) 13 years of one-party rule. The key to this
Turkey’s political future is in limbo after talks between the ruling AK Party and the nationalist MHP broke down. Snap elections could be on the
With Turkey stuck in political stalemate, the country’s prime minister says he would prefer to see an election held “as soon as possible.” It comes
Turkey’s elections on June 7th will be a key test of the country’s democracy and its bid to join the EU. A crackdown on dissent has worried Brussels
Immediately after his inauguration, Recep Tayyip Erdogan went to Ataturk’s mausoleum in Ankara to lay a wreath.
The new president is arguably the
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the unsurprising winner in Turkey’s first direct election for president; a post previously chosen by parliament.
Despite mass anti-government protests last year, accusations of authoritarianism and corruption, and the banning of some social media sites, Recep
Turkish voters are preparing for Sunday’s local elections which are seen as a test of Prime Minister Erdogan and his leadership.
They come on the