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September 1, 2014, by VOANews

Turkey is accusing 33 police of seeking to overthrow the government of newly elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Authorities detained at least 20 police Monday during raids in 16 cities […]

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Erdogan’s first step: Secure more power in new role in Turkey

August 30, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

In his victory speech after securing his new post, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan mentioned a “new Turkey” and delivered a conciliatory me ...

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Bulgaria mulling huge extension to controversial anti-refugee fence at border with Turkey

August 20, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgaria’s caretaker cabinet is considering an Interior Ministry proposal to extend the controversial fence at the border with Turkey, completed in ...

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Turkish markets jittery over Erdogan presidency

August 13, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

With the election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as Turkey’s president, speculation is growing over the future of key economic ministers and the head o ...


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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’s leader for another five years. Turkey’s election commission Sunday said that [&hel ...

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    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 promised a ” new Turkey” – something […]

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    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 Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the front-runner, […]

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    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 […]

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    Turkey feeling strain from hosting Syrian refugees
    July 24, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Turkey has maintained an open door policy for people fleeing the conflict in neighboring Syria, but recent violent protests in several cities indicate many Turks are feeling the strain from […]