Secularism in Turkey

CHP has confidence in election board: İmamoğlu

Main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Istanbul mayoral candidate Ekrem İmamoğlu has said his party has confidence in the Supreme Election Board (YSK) and that it would make the right ruling amid claims of vote irregularities in the elections by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), which said it will file an objection to the results of the March 31 elections.

Both sides keep guards up in race for Istanbul

Both the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) are relentlessly claiming victories in Istanbul, Turkey's biggest province, in the local elections, as the country's election watchdog accepted an appeal made by the AKP demanding votes deemed invalid in 15 of Istanbul's districts are recounted after the board said the CHP's candidate had