Turkey’s Erdogan meets Bolivian counterpart Morales in Ankara

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomes his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales in Ankara. IMAGES of two leaders

Russian President welcomes Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin host his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Moscow. IMAGES

Rising Turkish political star pulls off Istanbul upset

Tukey’s opposition CHP party candidate for Istanbul mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, gives a press conference saying he wants to “cooperate with all institutions of Turkey to quickly meet the needs of Istanbul”.

Erdogan votes in Turkey’s local elections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan casts his vote in Turkey’s local elections at a polling station in Istanbul with his wife. IMAGES of Erdogan voting

Turkish ex-prime minister Yildirim casts vote in local election

Turkey’s ex-prime minister Binali Yildirim arrives at an Istanbul polling station to cast his vote in local elections. The local elections are a test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, with his ruling AKP party risking defeat in the capital as an economic slowdown takes hold. IMAGES

Polls open in Turkish local elections

Polls open in Istanbul for local elections which represent a test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose party risks defeat in the capital amid an economic slowdown. IMAGES.

Large crowd attends Erdogan campaign rally in Istanbul

Large crowds attend a campaign rally held by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul. The vote in Istanbul, with a population of 15 million out of Turkey’s 80 million, will be a major test for Erdogan’s party to consolidate its power. IMAGES of Erdogan at the campaign rally

Turkey’s Erdogan croons on campaign trail

Music has always been a powerful tool in Turkish politics, but with Erdogan an his Justice and Development Party (AKP), it has become an indispensable campaigning weapon.