Over 50 million Turkish voters cast their ballots in a referendum on whether to replace the current parliamentary system. A small majority voted in favor of giving more powers to the president.
A reintroduction of executions in Turkey would theoretically be a red line for the European Union. Nevertheless, serious discussions are taking place in Ankara about resuming the death penalty.
Hundreds of thousands of expat Turkish citizens in Germany voted in favor of giving sweeping new powers to the office of the Turkish president. Many Germans, and Turks who voted "no," are taken aback.
A former French diplomat turned analyst has been accused by Turkey of "inciting" assassination bids against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Turkish state media say Philippe Moreau Defarges will face "legal consequences."
Turkey’s referendum to expand presidential powers passed by a slim margin, but results are marred by claims of electoral fraud, which the government has so far dismissed. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
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