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Turkish Opposition Loses Recount Bid in Ankara

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party has lost a bid to force a recount of last Sunday's local elections in the capital, Ankara. The Ankara Electoral Board on Friday rejected the opposition's appeal for a recount. No official results have been announced from the local elections. But informal tallies show the Justice and Development Party of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won about 45 percent of the vote, compared with about 25 percent for the...

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