Erdogan has signed into law constitutional amendments aimed at giving him sweeping new powers
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Turkey is an electoral democracy. Its unicameral parliament is elected every four years. Occupy Turkey protests have challenged the government in 2013. Also take a look at our articles on Occupy Turkey.
Erdogan wins in years long push for a Turkish presidential system likely to solidify his continued rule
Many constitutional systems around the globe have been tested in 2016 including in Turkey, Poland, the UK, the U.S.
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Fallout from coup attempt continues as nervous Turkey shuts newspapers in attempt to manage criticism
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