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Istanbul votes in election seen as test for democracy

Millions of voters in Istanbul are going back to the polls in a repeat of the city's mayoral election. Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu had narrowly defeated the ruling AKP's candidate, Binali Yildirim, in March, but the vote was annulled after government complaints of irregularities. Imamoglu has described his campaign as a fight for Turkish democracy.

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