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Turkey’s opposition takes office in Istanbul, appeal still pending

04 April, 2019 10:54 pm 10:54 pm

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s main opposition candidate was declared Istanbul’s mayor on Wednesday after election recounts were finally completed, despite an appeal still pending by President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party to re-run the vote in the country’s largest city. Initial results from the March 31 local elections gave a narrow victory to the main opposition … Read More


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Erdogan’s AK Party challenges Istanbul local election results

04 April, 2019 8:47 pm 8:47 pm

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party has submitted objections to local election results in all 39 Istanbul districts, the party’s provincial head said on Tuesday, after results showed a narrow victory for the main opposition candidate. The AK Party is on track to lose control of Turkey’s two biggest cities, its commercial hub … Read More