Garo Paylan, a star of the Turkish opposition and a candidate of the small Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), is campaigning hard to get his party into the Turkish parliament. Only then can the HDP prevent an absolute majority of the ruling AKP.
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.
Even though German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu seem sincere about thawing the two countries' chilly relations, the road ahead won't be smooth, writes DW's Seda Serdar.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to hold greater powers than any other Turkish leader has seen in decades. Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder was among the dozens of world leaders attending the lavish ceremony.
Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has won another term, securing an outright majority according to official results. The elections are the first held under a new system which gives the president expansive powers.
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