Some 55 million Turks go to the polls tomorrow to choose between a presidential system backed by Erdogan or their current parliamentary regime. The proposed change would give immense power to the Turkish president.
In a nonbinding vote, the European Parliament has called for the suspension of EU accession talks with Turkey, citing violations of human rights and the rule of law. Turkey has rejected the vote as meaningless.
Ukrainians are set to vote for president — but there is no clear favorite. Can incumbent Petro Poroshenko retain power? How much of a threat is Yulia Tymoshenko? Or could an outsider perhaps win the race?
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.
Support for Erdogan was proportionally higher among the Turkish community in Germany than it was in Turkey. That, alongside celebrations in German cities after Erdogan won the election, has drawn criticism.
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