Turkey’s opposition has won a high-stakes rerun of the Istanbul mayoral election, a serious blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and a landmark victory in a country where many feared democracy was failing.
ISTANBUL—Voters are returning to the polls in Turkey’s biggest city Sunday in what could shape up as the latest challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered
Istanbul voters turn out for mayoral election rerun as Erdogan bids to reverse defeat in Turkey's largest city
Voters in Istanbul return to the polls for the second time in three months on Sunday after the ruling party forced a redo of the mayoral election, hoping to reverse a stinging defeat and recapture Turkey’s
The graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” written on a piece of paper held up by a disembodied hand. With a lighter, the other hand
ISTANBUL (AP) — A look at the two main candidates running for mayor of Istanbul in Sunday's repeat election. The re-run follows an election board decision to annul the results of the March 31 local elections
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Three months ago Ekrem Imamoglu was a little-known politician in a fringe Istanbul district who was attempting the near-impossible: to unseat Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling
ISTANBUL/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday said economic sanctions over Turkey's planned purchase of a Russian missile defense system remained a "very viable" option, even as Turkish
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan intensified pressure on the opposition candidate in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul by saying he would be barred from taking office if found
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul’s ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Istanbul's mayoral candidates argued over the election they contested in March and their policy plans in a rare televised debate on Sunday, a week before a re-run vote seen as a test
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet programme,
A growing chorus of international bodies and human rights activists are calling on authorities to investigate allegations of sexual, physical and psychological torture of Turkish diplomats while in custody.