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Recep Tayyip Erdogan - TURKEY headlines NEWS politics

Critics warn that it effectively represents “one-man rule,” with no state body strong enough to check Erdogan’s authority. But there does remain a sliver of hope — Erdogan’s success in the presidential race was not repeated in the parliamentary elections; he does not have full hold of parliament without relying on a precarious ally, and the opposition may still challenge him.Read More →

Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Turkey Politics News

“Our people have given us the job of carrying out the presidential and executive posts,” Erdogan said on television from Istanbul before heading to Ankara to address party supporters. “I hope nobody will try to cast a shadow on the results and harm democracy in order to hide their own failure.” Read More →

Turkish, Turkey - Turkish Operation - Syria News

Turkey is growing long-term roots in its northern Syrian enclave, nearly two years after its troops moved in, modeling the zone on its own towns and bringing in its own administrators and military, financial and security institutions.Read More →

Selahattin Demirtas - Turkey News

Selahattin Demirtas, the former co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, or HDP, is one of five candidates running against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the June 24 presidential election. Turkey will also hold a parliamentary election on the same day.Read More →

Mevlut Cavusoglu - Turkey News

If the United States does not supply F-35 stealth fighter jets to the Turkish Air Force, Ankara will satisfy its need for such warplanes “somewhere else,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday.Read More →