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Mass arrest in Turkey

At least 35 people, including senior bureaucrats and police officers, have been detained by Turkish police,  in the western province of Izmir. The operation aim to target supporters of President Tayyip Erdogan’s enemy, Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen. The arrests came [ More … ]

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Erdogan regains power

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said voters had “shown that they prefer action and development to controversy”. The Justice and Development Party (AK party) is set to lead Turkey alone once again. With almost all votes [ More … ]

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Turkish polls closed

Turks have voted in parliamentary polls for the second time in five months, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party tries to regain its majority, after attempts to form a coalition government after elections in [ More … ]

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Kurds eager to vote

Voters in Turkey’s largely Kurdish southeastern city of Diyarbakir turned out in droves on Sunday, queuing up in the shadow of armoured police vehicles to cast their ballots against what many said was state intimidation, [ More … ]

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Turkey to the polls

Turkey holds snap parliamentary elections on Sunday amid worsening security and economic worries, that could profoundly impact the divided country’s trajectory and that of President Tayyip Erdogan. Polls that could end more than a decade of single-party [ More … ]