Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffers a bruising defeat.
An opposition candidate announced on Sunday he was withdrawing from next month’s rerun of mayoral elections in Istanbul, in a move likely to aid the man who was declared the winner when the vote was initially held in March.
Turkey’s top election body orders a re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral election after Erdogan complained about the shock defeat.
Turkey’s High Election Board has rejected a request by President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party to recount all votes in 31 Istanbul districts, a board member said yesterday, but his party vowed to challenge the decision.
President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party is seeking a full recount of all votes cast in local elections in Istanbul, a senior party official said on Sunday, a week after initial results showed a narrow victory for Turkey’s main opposition party.
Turkey’s main opposition party said on Saturday its candidate for mayor of Istanbul retained his narrow lead over President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party candidate after recounts in nearly half of the city’s ballot boxes.
AK Party submits objections to local election results in Istanbul and Ankara.
Turkey launches an operation to track down another 33 suspects allegedly linked to the failed coup in 2016.
This week Istanbul will host two separate but related international conferences on mediation. One will be devoted to the state of play in the conflict map and capacity for mediation within the membership of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
Saudi Arabia sends a 2-man “clean-up team” to erase evidence of Khashoggi’s killing.
Istanbul’s chief prosecutor’s office says that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was suffocated.
Merkel condemns the killing of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi consulate.
Tens of thousands of people night marked the second anniversary of the defeated failed coup in 2016 with a mass rally in Istanbul.
At least 24 people are killed and hundreds injured when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey after heavy rain.
The changes in the latest decree will take effect when Erdogan takes the oath of office.
A small Turkish Islamist party says it would field a candidate in the June 24 presidential snap election.
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have taken “total” control of the center of Afrin.
11 women are killed in a plane crash in Iran while flying the daughter of a prominent Turkish businessman and her friends.
A Pegasus Airlines flight skidded off the runway and ended up halfway down a steep slope into the Black Sea.
A professional cyclist joins a homegrown Turkish team after quitting his Israeli outfit in anger with US decission recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas describes the US decision as a crime.