Supporters of Turkey's Justice and Development Party (AKP) celebrate outside the party's headquarters in Ankara
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Turkey election: Cheers as AK Party wins majority

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has won a critical parliamentary election, regaining the majority it lost in June.

With almost all ballots counted, state-run Anadolu Agency said AKP had won 49.4% of the vote, with the main opposition CHP on 25.4%.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu called the result a "victory for our democracy and our people".

The pro-Kurdish HDP crossed the 10% threshold needed to claim seats.

Gavin Hewitt reports from Ankara.

  • 01 Nov 2015
  • From the section Europe
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