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Turkey's ruling AKP Party Pulls Off Surprise Victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) pulled off a surprisingly big election victory in Sunday's parliamentary polls — the second in less than six months, prompting accusations of voting irregularities from some opposition politicians. Four of the 16 parties on the ballot appear poised to win seats in the National Assembly, with the  AKP clinching a narrow majority. Opinion surveys the day before the vote suggested that Sunday’s election...

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