2015 general election

Who shall speak unto nation?

The 2015 election ends and the Great Coalition Scramble begins by voting for the new parliament speaker...

Abdullah Gül: will he? Won’t he?

A political memoir causes a buzz in Ankara and offers hints - but only hints - that the Turkish ex-president's gardening leave isn't permanent...

Davutoğlu’s moment

The prime minister should use this election result to wrest control of Turkey's most successful centre-right party...

What on earth is Devlet Bahçeli thinking?

The nationalists hold the key to Turkey’s first coalition government this century. They want to throw it away....

LIVE: Turkey votes 2015

Live coverage of the voting, results, trends and reaction to Turkey's parliamentary election on 7 June 2015...

Turkey’s coalition options

If the pro-Kurdish HDP crosses the 10% electoral threshold tomorrow, we could be facing the exciting prospect of multi-party government in Turkey....

Violence in Diyarbakır

Two explosions strike the largest Kurdish party in the largest Kurdish city...

The cost of food

One factor that will affect Turkish voting intention this weekend is how much voters pay to feed themselves...

That ORC poll – and whether it means anything

A government-friendly pollster has flouted Turkey's ban on opinion polls - as it said it would. The results are still interesting....

Turkey’s dancing, smiling, singing TV election

This campaign has some of the most inspiring - and the most bizarre - television spots of any Turkish election. Here's what stood out the most....