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Turkey Sets Snap Elections for Nov. 1

Turkey will hold snap parliamentary elections on November 1, the chairman of the country's election board announced Tuesday. The announcement came a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally asked for a new parliamentary vote. Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, the AKP, lost its parliamentary majority in June for the first time since 2002, and two months of talks with the opposition to form a ruling coalition proved unsuccessful. Also Tuesday, Erdogan asked Prime...

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