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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 →

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 →