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Victorious Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the country’s first directly-elected president (photo:dpa)

Erdogan's presidential win brings hopes and fears to Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s new president, sealed his decisive win on promises of a strong Turkey ‘rising again from the ashes’. But his overwhelming support at the polls on August 10, 2014, has prompted fears among critics that, riding a wave of religiously conservative support, he will transform the secular republic into an increasingly authoritarian one. Prim...
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