Tayyip Erdogan wins Second Term as Turkish President

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won a new five-year term as President of Turkey after securing outright victory in the first round of a presidential poll.

Election authority chief Sadi Guven said the president “received the absolute majority of all valid votes”, as state media reports put Mr Erdogan on 53% with 99% of votes counted, and his closest rival Muharrem Ince on 31%.

The opposition, which earlier cast doubts on the result from state media, is yet to officially concede but said it would...

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