Nail-Biter Turkish Election Heads for Round Two as Majority Eludes Erdogan
By Ben Hubbard & Gulsin Harman | The New York Times
Turkey’s presidential election appeared Sunday to be headed for a runoff after the incumbent, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, failed to win a majority of the vote, a result that left the longtime leader struggling to stave off the toughest political challenge of his career.
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New Coalition in Thailand Challenges Military Rule After Election
By Sui-Lee Wee & Muktita Suhartono | The New York Times
The two opposition parties that won the largest share of the vote in Thailand’s general election over the weekend said on Monday that they had agreed to form a coalition government. It remained unclear, however, whether the ruling junta would hand over power easily.
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