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
After two-year purge, Turkey to end State of Emergency; Opposition fears imposition of more repressive legislative measures
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency in Turkey on 20, July 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara and bloody clashes broke out in Istanbul in a doomed putsch bid that claimed 249 lives.
Turkey Opposition chief Kemal Kilicdaroglu refuses to congratulate 'dictator' Recep Tayyip Erdogan for victory
The leader of Turkey's main Opposition party on Tuesday refused to congratulate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his decisive election victory, describing the strongman as a "dictator" running a one-man regime.
Turkey election: Opposition raises alarm over complaints of 'voting violations', Recep Erdogan says no serious problems
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's main challenger Muharrem Ince, said that party officials had confirmed cases of voting violations in Turkey elections.
The Turkish government on Sunday strongly defended a plan to let state-approved clerics conduct marriage ceremonies, rejecting fierce criticism that this would undermine the modern republic's secular foundations.
About 50,000 people have been arrested under Turkey's state of emergency imposed after last July's failed coup and another 1,00,000 have lost their jobs, including teachers, judges, soldiers and police officers.
Turkey opposition accuses Recep Erdogan of staging 'second coup' with Emergency declaration since July 2016
Turkey's opposition leader accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of staging a "second coup" with the crackdown that followed last July's failed coup.
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.