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New Turkish PM wins parliament confidence vote

May 29, 2016 - 10:15 PM

Binali Yildirim gets the backing of 315 lawmakers while 138 vote against him

Turkey's new Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (Foreground) takes to the podium at the general session at Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in Ankara, Turkey on May 29, 2016.  Turkey’s new government won a parliamentary vote of confidence with ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chairman and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim’s government receiving 315 votes, while 138 lawmakers voted against the administration. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN

Erdogan's AKP regains majority in stunning election comeback

Nov 02, 2015 - 12:17 AM

UPDATED The result is a huge personal victory for 61 year old Erdogan Turkey s divisive strongman who may now be able to secure enough support for his controversial ambitions to expand his role into a powerful US style executive presidency

PARLIAMENTARY POLLS. Officials count votes after the close of voting in Diyarbakir, Turkey on November 1. Photo from Sedat Suna/EPA