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Summary

  1. Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) claims victory in crucial parliamentary elections on 1 November 2015
  2. With almost all votes counted, the AKP takes nearly 49.4% of the vote, with the opposition CHP trailing on 25.4%
  3. Pro-Kurdish HDP and nationalist MHP cross the 10% threshold needed to enter parliament
  4. It's the second time in five months Turks have taken to the polls
  5. Security is a key issue amid a broken ceasefire with Kurdish rebels and several deadly bombings