In Turkey’s presidential elections, everything is pointing to another win for Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He has promised to deliver sweeping constitutional changes to further strengthen the presidency in what was once a parliamentary democracy.
Germany's foreign minister says a decision to annul Istanbul's mayoral election and hold a rerun is "not transparent and incomprehensible." But Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hailing the step as a win for democracy.
President Erdogan and his Islamic conservative AKP are facing potential losses in Sunday's local elections, largely over Turkey's faltering economy. The vote is now seen by many as a referendum on Erdogan.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the ruling Justice and Development Party are worried by municipal elections. It's no longer just the opposition holding him accountable for Turkey's woes. AKP supporters, too, are disillusioned.
Turkey's president is showing livestreamed footage of the mass shooting in Christchurch to his supporters at campaign rallies. New Zealand's foreign minister has warned such actions could cause real damage.
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