Comments for: Erdogan wins Turkey’s first presidential election

Posted Aug. 10, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.

ANKARA — Tayyip Erdogan secured his place in history Sunday as Turkey’s first directly elected president, sweeping more than half the vote in a result his opponents fear heralds an increasingly authoritarian state. Supporters honking car horns and waving flags took to the streets in the capital Ankara after Turkish …

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