Turkey

Erdogan again

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greeting supporters from a balcony at the headquarters of the AK Party in Ankara on June 24. A handout photograph. Photo: KAYHAN OZER/AFP

Supporters of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party hold up pictures of their jailed leader, Selahattin Demirtas, as they celebrate the results of the presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24 in Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey. Photo: ILYAS AKENGIN/AFP

Muharrem Ince, the candidate of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party, at a news conference in Ankara on June 25, a day after the election. Photo: Burhan Ozbilici/AP

Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins a tough election to become the President of Turkey again, this time with executive powers, though for the first time in almost a decade the ruling party will face a strong opposition in the parliament.
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