Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)Polls have opened across Turkey in a snap vote as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces his biggest electoral threat in 15 years of rule. Erdogan has dominated Turkish politics since his rise as prime minister in 2003 and has transformed the nation. He implemented policies that encouraged sustained economic growth and development, he challenged Turkey's secular foundations by bringing Islamic conservatism to public life and he gutted public institutions by having tens of thousands of people arrested -- many his critics -- following a failed military coup in 2016.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/24/europe/turkey-elections-intl/index.html

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