“Coronation” finally. Erdoğan, the 12th President


Başbakan Erdoğan artık resmen 12. Cumhurbaşkanı
Turkey’s 12th President
Having received his official election results, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was sworn in as president this afternoon.
The US denied reports that it sends a low-profile delegation to Erdoğan’s oath to convey a message to Ankara
The results of presidential elections were published in the Official Gazette 13 days after YSK announced the final counting
Fatiha Suresi yer alan cumhurbaşkanlığı forsunu yapan nakkaş konuştu
A gift
Turkey’s Imperial Fantasy

The new prime minister’s dreams of a Turkish-led Islamic Union are unrealistic.
Kılıçdaroğlu has indicated a new era of tension between the president-elect and the CHP, vowing not to attend the incoming president’s oath-taking ceremony, saying he did not want to ‘legitimize a false oath’
Erdoğan'ı beklerken ilginç anlar
Erdoğan’s daughters
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is stepping down as Turkey’s prime minister and being installed as president, after a ceremony boycotted by the main opposition. Here are the live updates
As expected, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been elected president of Turkey and will be sworn in today. He won the August 10th  elections, once again, by a wide margin. The outgoing prime minister obtained 51.79% of votes, surpassing the best results ever achieved by his party, the AKP, thus avoiding a second ballot and winning in many constituencies, both less urbanised ones and in the country’s two main cities; Ankara and Istanbul. This confirms that Erdogan’s success transcends the urban-rural divide
Outgoing President Gül will depart for Istanbul, where he plans to reside in the near future, after the inauguration ceremony for President-elect Erdoğan on Aug 28
Freedom House describes Turkey as a ‘battleground state’ in Internet freedom in its latest report

The Day Turkey’s Ruling Party Elected A New Chair

The Istanbulian by Emre Kızılkaya

Here is the news summary of the extraordinary day in Ankara:


Turkey’s Erdogan to be inaugurated

BBC News | Europe | World Edition

Turkish President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to be officially sworn in after winning the country’s first ever popular vote for head of state.

Where did Turkey’s former president go wrong?

Hurriyet Daily News

“The first time I met her; she had no idea about the issue of my expertise. I gave her a briefing. When we met six months after, I found a woman who had done her homework, asking me all the right questions.”

It’s Erdoğan’s party and Davutoğlu has a hard job


‘One flag, one land, and only Erdoğan.’ That slogan had rarely been heard before, but it was often shouted in the Aug. 27 congress of AK Parti by members of its youth organization


Turkey has hit out at criticism of its efforts to prevent foreign fighters joining Isis, calling on its partners to do more to stop the militants


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