People living in Turkey's Kurdish-majority east and southeast regions played an important role in Erdogan’s victory in Turkey's elections. Erdogan and his AK Party have increased their vote share in the region during the past three years.
As President Erdogan was re-elected on Sunday to lead Turkey, we spoke to Ahmet Tarik Celenk, a prominent political analyst, who explained what Erdogan's victory implies in local and geopolitical contexts.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been elected president under Turkey’s new presidential system with 52.6 percent of the vote. And his party’s electoral alliance secured 53.6% of votes in parliament. Here’s a breakdown of the votes in Turkey’s biggest cities.
Turkish citizens voted in the June 24 polls to elect the president and members of parliament. A new system for Turkish politics, an executive presidency, has also come into effect with #TurkeyElections.
Erdogan wins the presidential election, and his governing AK Party’s alliance with the MHP, the People’s Alliance, secures a majority in parliament.
As the country witnessed the unprecedented 87 percent voter turnout, we spoke to young and old, single and married people of Istanbul soon after they cast their votes.
When it comes to covering Turkey much of the Western media are mainly focused on emotional and superficial reporting. The readers in the end lose out on informed and balanced information.
With less than a day till the 2018 presidential and general elections in Turkey, here's a look at the political parties running, and their political inclinations.
Voters are choosing members of parliament and a president in a system that will make the president head of both state and government.
Turkey is home to millions of migrants and refugees, especially Syrians. As politicians create policies that have an impact on migrants and refugees, these communities hope for a favourable outcome in the elections.
During a week-long trip to Turkey’s southeast, TRT World reporters met several people from the Kurdish community.
Russia and Turkey have managed to build a pragmatic relationship despite diverging interests and a historical regional rivalry. It's in both countries interest that it survives past elections.
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