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Pro-Kurdish party slams Erdogan ban on elected mayors taking office

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 03:33 GMT

Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party on Thursday hit out at electoral authorities for blocking some of its successful candidates from taking office after a March 31 local vote.

Turkish opposition still claims lead in Istanbul recount

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 08:44 GMT

Turkey's main opposition candidate in Sunday's Istanbul local elections said on Friday he remained ahead by 18,742 votes after a recount of invalid votes in 17 of the city's 39 districts.

Turkey's main opposition mayor candidate in Istanbul demands mandate

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 11:50 GMT

Turkey's main opposition candidate in Istanbul called on the High Election Board (YSK) on Wednesday to mandate him as elected mayor.

Turkey's main opposition declares election victory in all three big cities

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 10:00 GMT

Turkey's main opposition party chairman said his party's candidates had won in all three of the country's biggest cities.

Erdogan declares victory in elections, says no walking back on Turkey's progress

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 08:34 GMT

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in elections, citing what he said was a public mandate for him and the alliance led by his ruling AK Party.

Turkey's opposition attacks state media over election results coverage

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 04:44 GMT

Turkey's main opposition attacked the state-run media on Sunday for its coverage of parliamentary and presidential elections

Update: Turkey's Erdogan at 55.08 pct with 70.5 pct of the votes counted

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 - 04:39 GMT

President Tayyip Erdogan had 57.02 percent of the vote with 40 percent of the votes counted in Turkey's presidential election on Sunday