Turkey has arrested nine men in connection with the bomb attack that killed 46 people on Saturday. The government says the men are Turkish, but have close contacts to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Authorities in Ankara have detained a group of foreign nationals who they say had planned an attack on this weekend's Turkish elections. Erdogan aims to extend his 15-year rule and assume sweeping new powers.
Stakes are high in Turkey, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expected to emerge victorious in parliamentary and presidential elections. But the opposition could have a strong showing, amid a host of economic problems.
A generation has grown up with Erdogan in power as prime minister or president. These young voters and their disparate views will determine their country's election and its future. Julia Hahn reports from Istanbul.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won every election in Turkey for the past 16 years. The current economic crisis means he is now in danger of losing his parliamentary majority — and re-election as president is far from certain.
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