The results were released despite calls by the opposition to delay a final announcement while they appealed against major flaws in the voting process.
Erdogan’s referendum victory confirms that the AKP tried to disguise its Islamist identity under the banner of conservative democracy all along.
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The mission of observers from the 47-member Council of Europe, the continent’s leading human rights body, had said that the referendum was an uneven contest.
Opponents have said that the vote was marred by irregularities and they will challenge it.
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Turkey’s referendum could lead to a tremendous change in the country’s political development, leading to an extremely autocratic Erdogan regime.
The vote may bring the biggest change in the country’s system of governance since the modern Turkish republic was founded on the ashes of the Ottoman Empire almost a century ago.
An adversary of EU expansion, Vladimir Putin is pleased to see Turkey’s chance of acquiring full EU membership rapidly diminish.
Some of Erdogan’s supporters, who have backed him over the past decade, are growing disillusioned by the burgeoning cult of personality around him.
Erdogan will apparently stop at nothing to centralise power – and every move that backfires makes him even more desperate.
Proponents of inward-looking politics have demonstrated an impressive capacity to exploit the globalisation of the political sphere.
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By taking centre stage at the Astana conference with Turkey as its ally and asserting itself in the Syrian civil war by organising a ceasefire, Russia has re-established itself as a global power of consequence.
Supporters welcome the move as a guarantor of stability at a time of turmoil while opponents see as a step towards an authoritarian state.
The paper said that the Turkish government’s action is an affront to the freedom of press after the reporter was sent back to London from the airport.
Turkey’s is in a downward spiral. The sweeping crackdowns and increased religious polarisation will feed resentment and hatred, which in turn will to lead to more violence and subsequently further crackdowns.
The controversial bill was approved by a majority of lawmakers who voted in favour of the final article to turn Turkey into a presidential democracy.
Rudimentarily masked by arguments of counter-terrorism, Turkish society has been put into a straitjacket, with no form of dissent being acceptable.
The reform will enable Erdogan to appoint and dismiss government ministers, take back the leadership of the ruling party and govern until 2029.
Turkey’s government continues to conflate journalism it doesn’t like with terrorism and other crimes against the state.
The divisive tactics that put Turkey’s president in control could yet be his undoing.
After an extraordinarily turbulent year, the Turkish people hope that 2017 will be calmer and more peaceful.
The US rejected Erdogan’s claims that they had been supporting ISIS and other Kurdish militant groups, calling them “ludicrous.”
Twenty-nine police officers are facing charges of disobeying orders on the July night.
The Kremlin said Recep Tayyip Erdogan informed Vladimir Putin about how the investigation of the murder of the Russian ambassador to Turkey was going.
Both countries cast Monday’s attack in Ankara as an attempt to undermine a resurrection of ties that have been strained by civil war in Syria, where they back opposing sides.
The move underlines the growing strength of Moscow’s links with Tehran and Ankara, despite the murder on Monday of Russia’s envoy to Turkey.
Andrei Karlov was killed by an off-duty police officer who shouted “Don’t forget Aleppo” and “Allahu Akbar” as he opened fire.
Under the latest draft, Erdogan could assume the position of “acting” executive president immediately after the referendum if the changes are approved.
The US has not just elected an economic populist with a policy agenda designed to rescue neglected classes. It’s chosen a royalist who has never for a moment dwelt among ordinary Americans, a man whose monstrous egocentrism amounts to clinical solipsism.
Turkish authorities arrested the leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish opposition party in a terrorism investigation on Friday.
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Those persecuted by Erdogan’ purges believe they are being targeted for their secular mindset and Western education.
The government says its aim is to rid institutions of links to cleric Fethullah Gulen, whose organisation it calls a terrorist network.
The council gave no details on the duration of the proposed extension in its statement.
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Opposition politicians warned the latest wave of arrests may target government critics with no clear links to the religious movement led by Fethullah Gulen.