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Turkey calls a referendum on an executive presidency

Plans to grant President Erdoğan sweeping new powers will be put to a public vote in April...

Amid surveillance, Turkish MPs debate more powers for Erdoğan

Voter intimidation and opposition excitement dominate first full day of parliament debate on executive presidency system...

Will the MHP back Erdoğan’s executive presidency?

Nationalist leader Devlet Bahçeli is trying to force through a reform unpopular with his party’s grassroots...

Explainer: Turkey’s new presidential system

A comprehensive briefing on Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's plans to introduce an executive presidency to Turkey...

Turkey centralises 28 mostly Kurdish local authorities

An interactive map of the councils seized by Turkish authorities under state of emergency powers...

What is the news like on Turkish TV?

The state of Turkey's newspapers receives extensive attention abroad, but little is known about the television news bulletins watched by tens of millions each night...

A new face for nationalism

How toppling Turkish nationalist leader Devlet Bahçeli is easier said than done...

Turkey’s free and unfair election

Last Sunday's result astonished us all, even though it was what the people of Turkey voted for. That doesn't mean it was fair. ...

LIVE: Turkey votes November 2015

Live coverage of the voting, results, trends and reaction to Turkey's parliamentary election on 1 November 2015...

Turkey votes again

Our final predictions: slightly stronger AK Party, stronger CHP, slightly weaker nationalists, a Kurdish party in third place...