The ruling AKP was widely expected to be returned to office in Turkey’s parliamentary elections on Sunday. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s party maintained a glowing economic record despite the global financial crisis.
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REUTERS - Turks voted in an election on Sunday that is expected to return Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to office for a third consecutive term and could give him a mandate to rewrite the constitution.
Concerns over press freedom in Turkey brought into the spotlight by the general election
Date created : 2011-06-12