World Bulletin / News Desk
A total of 174,240 polling stations were open and nearly a million Turks living abroad cast their ballots at 122 embassies and consulates. Ballot stations at 33 airports and border crossings also closed at 5.00 p.m. on June 7.
As election results indicated the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party was the winner of Sunday's general election
The Justice and Development (AK) Party came in first in the fourth consecutive general elections to secure the largest number of votes -- 41 percent -- and to claim 258 seats in the Grand National Assembly, 18 short of a simple majority.
Second-place CHP had 24.96 percent while the MHP received 16.29 percent of the vote.
The second-placed Republican People’s Party (CHP) had 24.96 percent and saw 132 deputies elected while the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) received 16.29 percent, claimed 80 seats.
Another party the HDP received 13 percent of the vote and won 80 seats.
The turnout was 86.63 percent.
It could be at least another two weeks before the outcome is known after Prime Minister Bill English's National party fell just short of confirming a fourth-term in power.
White House official tells that “Administration will ensure we only admit those who can be properly vetted’
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Political darling Luigi di Maio, 31, is the reassuring face of Italy's anti-establishment insurgency and is widely seen as having the vote in the bag.
Such set-piece rallies, organised by the authorities, are a regular feature of political life in Pyongyang, and are intended as a physical demonstration of popular support for the leadership.
2 other soldiers also wounded in PKK rocket and mortar fire attack in Hakkari's Semdinli district, officials say
Serious consequences will ensue if northern Iraq referendum is not cancelled, says presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin
Sea King Helicopter fires missile in open sea and successfully hits target, says navy spokesman
Nearly 300,000 people visited the 2017 National Ploughing Championships outside Tullamore in the central County Offaly.
The epicenter is roughly the same as that of a previous shallow earthquake on September 3, which turned out to be caused by a North Korean nuclear test, the official Xinhua news agency said.
The referendum runs against the constitution of Iraq, says Organization of Islamic Cooperation
Military says terrorist targets in northern Iraq destroyed in airstrikes on Friday
Iraq's neighbor Turkey has given the necessary warning but this has not been heeded, says PM Binali Yildirim
No Indian role under new US South Asia and Afghanistan policy is acceptable, says Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif
Weapons and ammunition also seized in operations in southeastern provinces, says Interior Ministry
At least 286 victims killed as rescue teams continue search for survivors