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April 10, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

With Turkey’s ruling party having won a resounding victory in nationwide local elections on March 30, observers claim the door has opened up for Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

NATO Secretary General travels to Istanbul and attends the Libya Contact Group meeting

Turkey vote tally under increased scrutiny

April 7, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

The recent elections in Turkey are under increased scrutiny, with results being challenged across the country not only by political parties, but also, ...

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Turkey restores access to Twitter

April 3, 2014, by VOANews

Turkey’s government says it has lifted its ban on the social media network Twitter, a day after the country’s top court said the ban viola ...

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

Turkish courts slam internet curbs; challenge Erdogan’s web censorship

April 3, 2014, by Doug Bernard of VOANews

Rebuffing his government’s efforts to censor parts of the Internet, Turkey’s highest court Wednesday rejected Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ...


  • Handshake between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso
    Turkish media comments on Erdogan’s victory
    March 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    “The truth is that the AKP has maintained its force in spite of the problems in recent months. The conspiracy theory developed by the Erdogan government played a role in […]

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    Erdogan – the winner of the elections
    March 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the winner of the March 30 2014 local elections in Turkey. Despite the dozens of corruption scandals that led four ministers to resign and despite the […]

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    Voting ends in Turkey’s local elections
    March 30, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    Voting has ended in critical local elections in Turkey.  Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose government is mired in corruption allegations, has declared the poll a referendum on his rule. […]