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Tune in for live results of Turkish elections

Millions of citizens will be voting today until 5 p.m. local time at 180,065 ballot boxes in all 81 provinces of Turkey and live results will be here at Hürriyet Daily News after the first ballots are counted.

Greece to seek fair distribution of burdens in mini summit on migration

Greece will reiterate its standing positions on migration at the informal mini EU summit in Brussels on Sunday, emphasizing the need to revise the European asylum policy to have a fair distribution of the burdens created by the refugee crisis.

Stefanidi wins Athens Street Pole Vault event

Olympic champion Katerina Stefanidi won the 6th Athens Street Pole Vault on Friday, held at Syntagma Square in central Athens, clearing 4.80 meters.

This performance was her best for the season so far, as she had only managed 4.64 m. until Friday.

Stefanidi, also the world champion, tried to break her own national record of 4.91 m. but failed three times to clear 4.92 m.

Turkish Cypriots hit polls in local elections

Voting began in Turkish Cyprus for local elections on June 24. The voting is taking place as Turkey hits the polls around in all 81 provinces across the country in landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.

Four detained for attacking Thessaloniki Pride march participants

Greek police say they have detained four persons suspected of attacking two participants in the Thessaloniki Pride rally and march.

The four are suspected of approaching a Greek and a Brazilian participating in the march, one of whom was holding a rainbow flag, and verbally abusing them, before throwing them into the sea.

Turks vote for president, parliament in crucial test for Erdogan

Turks began voting on Sunday for a new president and parliament in elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.

The elections will also usher in a powerful new executive presidency long sought by Erdogan and backed by a small majority of Turks in a 2017 referendum.

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