Opposition Party Wins Mayoral Race in Istanbul in Massive Blow to Erdogan

Former Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim conceded to opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu in a re-run election for mayor of Istanbul Sunday. Yildirim had been championed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his defeat comes as a stunning blow to the president, who many believe is losing his extensive grip on power in the country. Imamoglu … Continue reading Opposition Party Wins Mayoral Race in Istanbul in Massive Blow to Erdogan