Recep Tayyip Erdogan (June 2015)
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Turkish president hopes for political legacy

There is less than a week until Turkey's second election in five months, and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is hoping the party he founded, the AKP, will win back the majority it lost in June.

While security and the economy are big election issues, Mr Erdogan himself is at the heart of the contest, with rivals trying to stop him in his tracks and supporters hoping an AKP victory will secure his hold on power.

Mark Lowen reports from Istanbul.

  • 26 Oct 2015
  • From the section Europe
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