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Blow to Turkey’s Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul

Turkey's main opposition claims a decisive victory in Istanbul's re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan's 16-year run.

Erdogan’s AKP lodges second call for rerun of Istanbul election

Based on initial results and a series of recounts, the main opposition Republican People's Party won the mayoralty in Turkey's largest city,

Turkey’s Erdogan calls for annulment of Istanbul election

A senior AKP official said on Tuesday it would demand a new vote in Istanbul after its bid was rejected for a citywide recount of the March 31 election results.

Recount of Istanbul votes partially complete, opposition candidate remains ahead

Opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu said the recount was completed in 9-10 districts on Thursday.

Turkish election board rules in favour of partial Istanbul recount

High Election Board head says recount of invalid votes should go ahead in eight Istanbul districts, including some AK Party strongholds.

Former Turkey pro-Kurdish party head gets 4 years in prison for...

President Tayyip Erdogan accuses Demirtas and the HDP of links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has carried out a decades-long insurgency against the Turkish state.

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