Supporters of the main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) mayoral candidate in Istanbul, Ekrem Imamoglu, wave flags during a rally ahead of upcoming local elections on March 29, 2019. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have suffered a chastening defeat in Ankara and Istanbul.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won yet another election on March 31, but few victories have been as pyrrhic as this. Twelve parties competed for thousands of local government posts at the municipal and provincial level. According to preliminary results (official results might not be available for many weeks) the...
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