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Western leaders cautious on Erdogan's thin win, expanded powers

/ Apr 17, 2017

Western leaders cautious on Erdogan's thin win, expanded powers

Western leaders reacted cautiously, but with some concern, after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “Yes” campaign emerged as the winner of Sunday’s referendum on expanding the powers of his office. Some capitals, such as London, were holding fire until hearing the opinion of the ...

Erdogan declares 'historic decision' poll win as foes cry fraud

/ Apr 17, 2017

Erdogan declares 'historic decision' poll win as foes cry fraud

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Sunday’s referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a “historic decision.” Speaking to reporters in Istanbul, Erdogan said unofficial results showed the “yes” side had won by a margin of ...

Trump and family take in Easter church service

/ Apr 17, 2017

Trump and family take in Easter church service

U.S. President Donald Trump attended an Easter Sunday church service near his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, a culmination to his latest weekend away from Washington. Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waved to well-wishers as he entered the Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea. He ...

/ Apr 16, 2017

May says Britons beginning to unite around Brexit issue

Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that Britain is beginning to unite behind Brexit, 10 months after the divisive referendum that saw the country narrowly vote to leave the European Union. “This year, after a period of intense debate over the right future for ...