The win means that Erdoğan is now more powerful than ever.
The European Union has released a report criticizing "significant backsliding" in freedom of expression in Turkey. VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool has been held without charge there for 75 days.
Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian president and his ruling party won enough seats to form a comfortable majority in the country’s parliament in a snap election on Sunday.
Turkey’s interim foreign minister claimed that imprisoned VICE News journalist Mohammed Ismael Rasool is directly affiliated with a Kurdish militant group.
Polls have closed in the Turkish election, with initial results indicating that the president's plans for constitutional change will not be successful.