Turkey Leader Erdogan's Islamist-Rooted AKP Wins Election

November 2, 2015 9:37 AM

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Turkey Leader Erdogan's Islamist-Rooted AKP Wins Election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday the nation had voted for stability in a parliamentary election that saw his Islamist-rooted party triumph.

Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development party, or AKP, won more than 49 percent of the vote in Sunday's election, almost double that of the next party. The win restored the party's single-party majority that it had lost in a June poll.

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