Ruling Party Solidifies Power In Turkish Elections
Turkey had its general elections, and it looks like a big win for current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party.By Sebastian Martinez | November 1, 2015
Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, has strengthened its grip on Turkish government.
The socially conservative AKP won close to half the votes, meaning it won't even have to form a coalition government. (Video via BBC)
Opposition groups, especially the pro-Kurdish HDP, gained ground in June elections. But it might have been hurt by high-profile terror attacks and AKP efforts to link it to militant Kurdish separatists. (Video via Hurriyet, Al Jazeera)