May 30, 2023

Erdogan confronts polarised Turkiye after historic win

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday confronted the tough task of uniting his deeply divided country after winning a historic run-off election to extend his two-decade rule to 2028.Turkiye´s longest-serving leader brushed aside a powerful opposition coalition, an economic crisis and anger following a devastating February earthquake to beat secular challenger Kemal Kilicdaroglu in Sunday´s vote. But the four-point victory margin was Erdogan´s narrowest of any past...