Referendums

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures while delivering a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 17, 2017 - 10:51 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to expand his powers after Sunday's referendum handed him the reins of his country's governance. But success did not come without a cost. His victory leaves the nation deeply divided and facing...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures while delivering a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 17, 2017 - 10:23 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to expand his powers after Sunday's referendum handed him the reins of his country's governance. But success did not come without a cost. His victory leaves the nation deeply divided and facing...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures while delivering a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 17, 2017 - 8:06 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally fulfilled his long-held ambition to expand his powers after Sunday's referendum handed him the reins of his country's governance. But success did not come without a cost. His victory leaves the nation deeply divided and facing...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied by his wife Emine, delivers a speech during a rally a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (Press Presidency Press Service via AP, Pool)
April 17, 2017 - 6:43 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 1:40 a.m. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office says the Turkish leader has received a congratulatory telephone call from President Donald Trump following his country's referendum on expanding...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, gestures while delivering a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 17, 2017 - 3:30 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Turkey's National Security Council is recommending an extension to the state of emergency, declared following a failed coup last summer. The council announced its recommendation "to ensure...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accompanied by his wife Emine, left, waves to supporters prior to his speech during a rally one day after the referendum, outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 17, 2017 - 1:20 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Hundreds of people are demonstrating in two separate neighborhoods of Istanbul, protesting a narrow win for President Recep Tayip Erdogan in a referendum granting him greater powers. Holding...
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A veiled police officer stands guard during a rally by supporters of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017, one day after the referendum. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to Erdogan, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
April 17, 2017 - 12:33 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 7:30 p.m. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says despite a landmark referendum in Turkey that will grant sweeping new powers to the nation's president, Turkey should not leave NATO. Gabriel told...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media after unofficial referendum results were announced, in Istanbul, late Sunday, April 16, 2017. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu has raised objections to the actions of the country's electoral board in the conduct of Sunday's referendum on whether to expand the powers of the president. (Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 11:56 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The United States is urging Turkey's government to protect basic rights and freedoms as Turkish officials work to resolve the contested results of a referendum on increasing the president's...
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A man sales flags with Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk near the Eminonou mosque in Istanbul, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party has called on the country's electoral board to cancel Sunday's referendum that approved a proposal to grant sweeping powers to the nation's president. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 17, 2017 - 10:36 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's main opposition party on Monday urged the country's electoral board to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to the nation's president, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. International observers who...
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People walk along the main market in Istanbul, Monday, April 17, 2017. Turkey's main opposition party urged the country's electoral board Monday to cancel the results of a landmark referendum that granted sweeping new powers to the nation's president, citing what it called substantial voting irregularities. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 17, 2017 - 8:44 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's referendum on presidential powers (all times local): 3:40 p.m. An observer mission that has been monitoring the Turkish referendum campaign and vote on expanding presidential powers says the procedures used "fell short" of international standards. Tana...
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