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  • Voters to Turkey's president: Back off

     Voters to Turkey's president: Back off
    Imagine you're Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, rattling around in your newly built palace of more than a thousand rooms. You control your lavish digs, but you don't control your people. They just told you that, with emphasis, at the polls....
  • Turkish opposition likely to demand limits on Erdogan's role

    Opposition parties are likely to demand limits on President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's role in Turkey's next government, complicating coalition talks as the ruling party sought ways Tuesday to remain in power. Erdogan meanwhile, accepted the resignation of...
  • Emperor sans clothes: Turkish election strips Erdogan of former glory

    Emperor sans clothes: Turkish election strips Erdogan of former glory
    It’s difficult to pinpoint just when the leader once nicknamed “The Sultan” became a figure more akin to the emperor who had no clothes. For more than a dozen years, Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s gilded career had taken him from one...
  • Erdogan's ambitions dashed after ruling party loses majority

    In normal times, you can't escape President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey. His voice booms from television screens, his hands wave at campaign rallies and his face smiles from billboards. Yet as Turkey digested the surprise sinking of support for his...
  • Turkey's long-dominant ruling party loses majority

    Turkey's long-dominant ruling party loses majority
    In normal times, you can't escape President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey. His voice booms from television screens, his hands wave at campaign rallies and his face smiles from billboards. Yet as Turkey digested the surprise sinking of support for his...
  • Kurds rejoice after robbing Turkish president of his parliamentary clout

    ISTANBUL Turkey celebrated a major political milestone Monday the peaceful ousting of the Justice and Development party after 13 years of controlling the government. The giant killer was mainly a Kurdish party that captured enough votes in Sunday's...
  • Turkey's new parliament features 4 key parties

    Four parties will dominate Turkey's 550-seat parliament following Sunday's elections. Here is a sketch of each political force. ___ JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT PARTY Conservative and Islamic. Has governed Turkey since 2002. Founded the previous year by...
  • Voters in Turkey deal stunning setback to president's party

    Voters in Turkey deal stunning setback to president's party
    In a stunning setback for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s ruling party lost its parliamentary majority for the first time in 13 years, and a pro-Kurdish party for the first time garnered enough votes to enter Parliament, according to a...
  • President's party slips in Turkish elections; Kurds in parliament

    ISTANBUL In a major upset, Turkish voters Sunday cut their support for the ruling Justice and Development Party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and sent a Kurdish party into the national parliament for the first time. With 94 per cent of the votes...
  • Turkish official says TNT used in Kurdish rally blasts

    Turkish police have determined that at least one of the lethal explosions at a Kurdish party rally this week was from TNT, and that both explosions involved "cellphone mechanisms," a government minister said Saturday. Two people were killed. The blasts...
  • Erdogan cites cockroaches for move to lavish palace

    Turkey's president has defended the controversial construction of a grandiose new presidential palace, saying his old office was infested with cockroaches. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been accused of squandering state resources when he was prime minister by...