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In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul
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In a first in 25 years, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces challenge in re-run of mayoral election in Istanbul

Voters in Istanbul returned to the polls Sunday for a re-run mayoral election ordered up by authorities after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies lost control of Turkey's largest city for the first time in 25 years

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 elections: Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins tightly-contested snap polls, vows to implement new presidential system 'rapidly'
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Turkey elections: Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins tightly-contested snap polls, vows to implement new presidential system 'rapidly'

Turkish voters had for the first time cast ballots for both president and parliament in the snap elections, with Erdogan looking for a first round knockout and an overall majority for his ruling Justice and Development Party

Turkish police kill two suspected Islamic State members planning attack on Ankara
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Turkish police kill two suspected Islamic State members planning attack on Ankara

Ankara: Turkish police on Sunday killed two suspected members of the Islamic State jihadist group in Ankara. The suspects were believed to have been planning an attack on the capital, the regional governor said.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to European Union
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns Turkey could 'bid goodbye' to European Union

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory
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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rejoin Turkey's ruling party after referendum victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to rejoin the ruling party after an absence of almost three years, the first major change to come into effect following the referendum victory on boosting his powers.

Turkey referendum votes could have been manipulated: Electoral observers
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Turkey referendum votes could have been manipulated: Electoral observers

Ankara: Up to 2.5 million votes could have been manipulated during Turkey's presidential referendum, a number that if revised could reverse the "Yes" outcome of the vote, a Council of Europe (CoE) electoral observer announced on Tuesday.

Turkey: Post failed coup, democracy is giving way to consolidation of absolute power
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Turkey: Post failed coup, democracy is giving way to consolidation of absolute power

In the wake of the coup attempt, an anti-coup stance has become a unifying force for different political factions in Turkey.

Turkey coup attempt: President Erdogan gains upper hand in power struggle
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Turkey coup attempt: President Erdogan gains upper hand in power struggle

Turkey is caught in a power struggle between former Islamist allies which is shaking democratic institutions and raises questions about its future path.

State of Emergency in Turkey: What's next for academic freedom?
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State of Emergency in Turkey: What's next for academic freedom?

On the night of 15 July, Turkey had witnessed a coup attempt by a faction within the Turkish military against the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government and the president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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.

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.

Turkey: US envoy summoned over US spying of leaders
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Turkey: US envoy summoned over US spying of leaders

The information after snooping on Turkey was shared with the key intelligence partners of the United States -- Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Minster's comments on women laughing no joke for anti-Erdogan Turks
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Minster's comments on women laughing no joke for anti-Erdogan Turks

Erdogan remains the hot favourite to win Sunday's presidential election, thanks to a core base of religiously conservative Turks who have prospered under his decade-long domination.

Turkey: PM Erdogan says he will contest presidential polls
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Turkey: PM Erdogan says he will contest presidential polls

If he wins the elections, Erdogan, 60, would serve as president until 2019, with the possibility of a second mandate.

Turkey PM Erdogan claims decisive victory in local elections
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Turkey PM Erdogan claims decisive victory in local elections

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday hailed what appeared to be a decisive victory for his party in local elections, providing a boost that could help him emerge from a spate of recent troubles.

Istanbul protests: Turkey PM calls for party leadership meet
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Istanbul protests: Turkey PM calls for party leadership meet

Erdogan, who has said the protests must end immediately, was to meet with top officials from his Justice and Development Party in Istanbul Saturday.