Voters in Turkey return to polls to decide on opposing presidential visions
Voters in Turkey are returning to the polls to decide whether the country’s longtime leader stretches his increasingly authoritarian rule into a third decade or is unseated by a challenger who has promised to restore a more democratic society.
Turkey's elections for presidency, parliament set to begin
Voters in Turkey go to the polls on Sunday for pivotal parliamentary and presidential elections that are expected to be tightly contested and could be the biggest challenge Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces in his two decades in power.
The AP Interview: Mitsotakis hopes for better relations with Turkey if reelected as Greek premier
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has told The Associated Press in a wide-ranging interview that he will extend “a hand of friendship” to the winner of the upcoming Turkish election and try to build on the momentum of recently reduced tensions.
Turkey's opposition denounces fairness of vote under Erdogan
As Turkey heads for presidential and parliamentary elections at the weekend that are shaping up to be the strongest challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his 20 years as leader, complaints are growing about the fairness of the vote.
Alliance picks main opposition leader to run against Erdogan
A six-party alliance has nominated the leader of Turkey's main opposition party as its common candidate to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in elections in May, ending months of uncertainty and bickering that had frustrated their supporters.