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Erdogan wins Turkey's presidency, according to unofficial results
Erdogan wins Turkey's presidency, according to unofficial results

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday won Turkey's presidency, according to unofficial results, consolidating a power base that could have far-reaching implications at a time of profound regional turmoil. Erdogan, who has been the principal force in Turkish politics for more than a decade, had been heavily favored to triumph in the presidential race despite missteps over the past year or more that have alienated many voters outside of his religiously conservative base. He faced two far lesser-known opponents. The 60-year-old leader, in his third term as prime minister, would have been forced by party rules to step down at the end of that tenure had he not opted to instead...

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