Turkey's governing party loses majority

8th June, 2015

Turkey’s governing party lost its majority in parliament, dealing a blow to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ambition to consolidate power and threatening to usher in the kind of political instability the country hasn’t seen for more than a decade.

With more than 99 per cent of votes counted after Sunday’s general election, the AK Party, which has ruled on its own since 2002, is set to win 258 seats...

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