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Turkish Police Blocked Entry to a Party Meeting That Threatened Erdogan's Presidential Plans
Erdogan is seeking a "completely new constitution" for Turkey, which would effectively give him considerably more authority by centralizing power in the office of the president rather than in parliament.
Turkey's PM Steps Down as President Erdogan Tightens His Grip
Ahmet Davutoglu confirmed his departure on Thursday, saying that he wouldn't continue to lead the party if there was no consensus. A close Erdogan ally is likely to be elected in his place.
Fist Fights and Slurs as Turkey Moves to Strip 'Terrorist' MPs of Immunity
Turkish politicians have been fist-fighting over a controversial proposal to strip members of parliaments of immunity from prosecution, which it's alleged is aimed at Kurds only.
How President Erdogan Is Casting a Dark Shadow Over Turkey's Election
Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday for the second time this year. And much has changed since June's general election, including a "war on terror," renewed insurgent violence, and unprecedented terror attacks.
Video Shows Turkish Police Storming Opposition Media Offices Days Before Election
Days before an election, Turkey is cracking down on companies linked to a US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. After today's raids, brawls broke out and police sprayed water cannon to disperse dozens of people.
Ankara Bombing Suspects Had Links to Islamic State and Kurds, Turkish Government Claims
Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that both the Islamic State and Kurdish rebels "are likely to have played an active role” in Saturday's suicide bombings.