Turkey’s Erdogan emerges victorious from elections, wins new powers

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan greet supporters gathered in front of the AKP headquarters in Ankara, Turkey June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan emerged victorious on Monday from his biggest electoral challenge in a decade and a half, giving him the sweeping, executive powers he has long sought and extending his grip on the nation of 81 million until at least 2023. The most popular – yet divisive – leader in modern […]

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