Vote counting underway for controversial replay of Istanbul election | AFP

Vote counting is underway for the controversial replay of Istanbul’s mayoral election. The opposition candidate was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. IMAGES

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Istanbul mayoral election: Binali Yildirim casts his vote | AFP

Binali Yildirim, candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for mayor of Istanbul, casts his vote. IMAGES

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan aims to emulate namesake in Turkey polls

Residents of Golcuk in northwest Turkey may be surprised to hear that Recep Tayyip Erdogan is running for the role of muhtar, a neighbourhood chief, in local elections, but it’s not Turkey’s president rather a 20-year-old candidate, named after the strongman.

‘Vicious, violent murder!’: Erdogan on Jamal Khashoggi death


Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the statement while speaking in the country’s parliament. He started by repeating information published earlier by Turkish media, detailing events preceding Khashoggi’s death in the diplomatic mission, including the arrival of three separate Saudi teams in Istanbul prior to the visit


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Berlin protests against Erdogan’s visit to Germany

Several hundred demonstrators gather in Berlin to protest against the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Germany. Erdogan is on a state visit to the top EU economy, home to three million people of Turkish descent, in what German media have described as a charm offensive.

Turkey’s Erdogan at the Elysee for talks with France’s Macron

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived at the Elysee Palace on Friday for talks with France’s Emmanuel Macron in a bid to reset relations with Europe. The meeting is likely to take in Syria, terrorism and trade, but Macron is also expected to emphasise Europe’s alarm over Turkey’s sweeping post-coup purges. IMAGES