Turkey election: The price of Erdogan’s popularity / Turkey votes in landmark presidential election

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Series Details 08.08.14
Publication Date 08/08/2014
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Features discussing the issues in relation to the Turkish Presidential Election of August 2014, in the days leading up to the first round of voting on the 19 August 2014. This was the first time there was a popular vote to elect a President in Turkey.

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the favourite to win the election to become President.

Source Link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28692940
Related Links
ESO: Background information: Turkish presidential election, 2014 http://www.europeansources.info/record/turkish-presidential-election-2014/
The Conversation, 08.08.14: What you need to know about Turkey’s presidential elections http://theconversation.com/what-you-need-to-know-about-turkeys-presidential-elections-30277
The Conversation: Tag: Turkish elections http://theconversation.com/topics/turkish-elections
BBC News, 09.08.14: Turkey election: Candidates hold final campaign rallies http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28715942
Deutsche Welle, 09.08.14: Erdogan closes campaign with promise of a 'new Turkey' http://dw.de/p/1Crwa
Deutsche Welle, 09.08.14: Erdogan's fight for power http://dw.de/p/1CrpV
Deutsche Welle, 09.08.14: Media targeted as Erdogan bids for Turkey presidency http://dw.de/p/1CruA
The Guardian, 08.08.14: Recep Tayyip Erdogan the favourite to win Turkey's first presidential election http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/08/erdogan-turkish-presidential-election
The Washington Post, 08.08.14: And the winner of Turkey’s presidential election is… populism http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/08/08/and-the-winner-of-turkeys-presidential-election-is-populism/
The Economist, 07.08.14: Turkey’s election. Tyrant or steadying hand? http://www.economist.com/news/europe/21611105-erdogan-era-about-enter-its-next-stage-tyrant-or-steadying-hand
BBC News, 10.08.14: Turkey votes in landmark presidential election http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28729234
Euronews, 09.08.14: Turkey: final rallies held ahead of presidential election http://www.euronews.com/2014/08/09/turkey-fnal-rallies-held-ahead-of-presidential-election/

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