Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to finish off "every single cell" of FETO, the group behind the 2016 failed coup, as Turkey marks second anniversary of the incident that left at least 250 people dead and over 2,200 wounded.
One of the most underreported aspects of the fallout of the attempted coup was the ongoing trauma that both its direct and indirect victims face until today.
On this day two years ago the Turkish people defied a coup attempt to preserve their democracy. In keeping with history, the vast majority of the Western press that constantly advocates for democracy aligned with undemocratic forces.
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says the state of emergency is planned to be lifted on July 18, citing the statement by the country's President Erdogan.
Six hundred parliamentarians from five political parties took their oaths of office in Ankara. Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be sworn in as president for the first time under the new executive presidential system on July 9.
As President Erdogan was re-elected on Sunday to lead Turkey, we spoke to Ahmet Tarik Celenk, a prominent political analyst, who explained what Erdogan's victory implies in local and geopolitical contexts.
The head of Turkey's Supreme Election Council has confirmed Erdogan's victory in the election and says the official results will be announced on July 5. Meanwhile, CHP's Ince, Erdogan's main rival in the presidential race has conceded defeat.
For many Syrians, this election was a referendum on their presence and status in Turkey.
As the country witnessed the unprecedented 87 percent voter turnout, we spoke to young and old, single and married people of Istanbul soon after they cast their votes.
Turkey is home to millions of migrants and refugees, especially Syrians. As politicians create policies that have an impact on migrants and refugees, these communities hope for a favourable outcome in the elections.
Russia and Turkey have managed to build a pragmatic relationship despite diverging interests and a historical regional rivalry. It's in both countries interest that it survives past elections.
The US-Turkey relationship has always had ups and downs, but the two countries have several shared interests that should keep the relationship solid at its core, especially after Turkey goes to the polls.
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