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August 13, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

The European Union announced Tuesday it is increasing humanitarian assistance to Iraqis trapped by the fighting in their homeland, but pressure is mounting on Brussels to do more. France and […]

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Erdogan wins Turkey presidential poll

August 11, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won his country’s first-ever direct presidential election, ensuring he will remain Turkey’ ...

NATO Secretary General visits Turkey

Turkish press say Erdogan beats Ihsanoglu

August 10, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks set to become Turkey’s next president. Initial election results put the current prime minister on 52 percent. He has prom ...

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso

Turkey chooses new president in direct election

August 10, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The people of Turkey are voting for the first time in the country’s history to elect their president. According to opinion polls Prime Minister Rece ...


  • Handshake between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso
    Analyst: Erdogan presidential bid exploiting privileges of office
    August 7, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Hundreds of thousands of ruling AK party faithful attended Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s largest-yet presidential rally in Istanbul Sunday, a lavish event that, according to local media reports, saw […]