Turkey Ekrem Imamoglu becomes new Istanbul mayor

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Citing alleged irregularities and that process is still underway in one Istanbul district. President Recep Tayyip Erdogans AKP and its nationalist ally won a majority of local election votes across Turkey but lost in the capital Ankara. Turkeys opposition candidate for the mayor of Istanbul Recep Tayyip Erdogan. but the akp and its far right ally the national movement party. First they demanded a recount and now they are pushing for holding the entire Istanbul elections anew. The election system in Turkey is better than anywhere else in the world local media quoted him as saying. firefighters spray water as they work to extinguish the fire at notre dame cathedral in paris. New mayor Ekrem Imamoglu was handed a paper which formally granted his mandate as city mayor in a ceremony at an Istanbul court Reuters reported. however an appeal by president recep tayyip erdogans ak party. Ekrem Imamoglu got his mandate CHP Istanbul MP Engin Altay told crowds from a balcony inside the courthouse

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