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Turkey's ruling party confirms Erdogan loyalist as chief

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) chose Binali Yildirim, the transport minister and a loyalist of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as its new chief at a special congress held...

Davutoglu says he's stepping down as leader of Turkey's ruling party

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday he will step down as head of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), clearing the way for him to be replaced as head of government.