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Risk to Turkey?s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan?s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last.


Enes Kanter Is Playing, so Many N.B.A. Fans in Turkey Can?t Watch

Kanter?s team, the Portland Trail Blazers, played a conference final on Wednesday, but Turkish fans had a hard time finding it.


They Were ?Comrades in Arms? Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit.

The commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces hopes U.S. forces will stay in Syria. But if they don?t, he is prepared to defend his militia?s hard-fought gains.


Has Erdogan Created His Perfect Opponent?

Turkey?s president is undermining the political system that carried him from the streets to the presidency.


Cars, Contracts and Debt: What Istanbul?s Mayor Found in 17 Days

Before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey forced a do-over of the Istanbul election, the opposition leader Ekrem Imamoglu found evidence of wasteful spending by Mr. Erdogan?s allies, he said.


Populists Don?t Lose Elections

Yes, there?s very good reason to worry President Trump won?t concede if he?s narrowly defeated in 2020.


In Istanbul Election Do-Over, Erdogan?s Opponents Unify

A day after the authorities annulled a result that embarrassed the president, several minor candidates withdrew to avoid splitting the vote.


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Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition

The electoral authorities? decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest.


?We Knew What Was Coming?: Sri Lanka Sees ISIS? Hand in Attacks

After years of warnings, the travel patterns of several suspects and the design of their bombs suggest a larger Islamic State role in the Easter attacks.