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Istanbul election: 'Lose-lose' situation for Erdogan; win will deepen mistrust in Turkey's democracy, loss dent president's reputation, say analysts
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Istanbul election: 'Lose-lose' situation for Erdogan; win will deepen mistrust in Turkey's democracy, loss dent president's reputation, say analysts

In a move termed as 'lose-lose situation' by analysts, Turkey's ruling party AKP will contest re-run for Istanbul mayoral elections, after suffering defeat due to alleged irregularities.

Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically
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Andrew Brunson row: Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey won't be cowed by US sanctions as lira dips drastically

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey will not be cowed by the US over the Andrew Brunson row

Turkey: Two ruling party officials shot dead, party blames Kurdish militants
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Turkey: Two ruling party officials shot dead, party blames Kurdish militants

Turkey's official news agency says two ruling party officials serving in district organisations have been shot and killed, and ruling party officials blamed Kurdish militants.

Turkey to vote in watershed referendum to grant sweeping new powers to president
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Turkey to vote in watershed referendum to grant sweeping new powers to president

Ankara: Millions of Turks will head to the polls on Sunday to vote in a tight referendum race that could transform the country into a presidential republic, granting sweeping new powers to the President.

Turkey to scrap office of prime minister in new system, says minister
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Turkey to scrap office of prime minister in new system, says minister

Turkey is to scrap the office of the prime minister in a historic switch under a government-backed proposal for a new presidential system, a minister said.

Turkey: Several hurt as blast hits eastern city of Van
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Turkey: Several hurt as blast hits eastern city of Van

An explosion rocked the eastern Turkish city of Van on Monday, leaving several people wounded, state-run <em>Anadolu </em>news agency reported.

Former ally of Turkey's Erdogan now blamed for coup: Who is Fethullah Gulen?
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Former ally of Turkey's Erdogan now blamed for coup: Who is Fethullah Gulen?

Gulen had supported Erdogan's mildly Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party in its rise to power in Turkey at the start of last decade.

Key events in Turkey under President Erdogan: A timeline
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Key events in Turkey under President Erdogan: A timeline

Elements of the Turkish military backed by tanks staged an attempted coup Friday night against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Key facts on the major threats faced by the Muslim-majority nation Turkey
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Key facts on the major threats faced by the Muslim-majority nation Turkey

Turkey's army launched a coup attempt on Friday in a country that has seen three full military coups since 1960.

Erdogan loyalist Binali Yildirim named new Turkey PM
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Erdogan loyalist Binali Yildirim named new Turkey PM

Turkey's ruling party named a loyal ally of Turkish President Erdogan as the new prime minister, as the strongman seeks to tighten his grip on power.

Turkey's long-dominant AKP regains majority in stunning election comeback
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Turkey's long-dominant AKP regains majority in stunning election comeback

Turkey's long-dominant Justice and Development Party (AKP) scored a stunning electoral comeback on Sunday, regaining its parliamentary majority in a poll seen as pivotal for the future of the troubled country.