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Deadly quake puts Erdogan under pressure in May polls

Summary by Al-Monitor
The stakes could hardly be higher for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Just three months before the biggest test of his political career, a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey and Syria, killing more than 15,000 people.On May 14, Turkey will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections that polls conducted before the disaster showed would turn into a tight race for Erdogan, who has led the country since 2003.And even before …
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Deadly quake puts Erdogan under pressure in May polls

Middle East News: ISTANBUL: The stakes could hardly be higher for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Deadly Earthquake Puts President Erdogan under Pressure in May Polls

The stakes could hardly be higher for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. On May 14, Turkey will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections that polls conducted before the disaster showed would turn into a tight race for Erdogan. And even before disaster struck, Erdogan was trying to put out a series of crises at the same time.

2 months ago·India
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Elections in May: Erdogan under pressure after quakes

Das verheerende Erdbeben in der türkisch-syrischen Grenzregion wird für den türkischen Präsidenten Recep Tayyip Erdogan zunehmend zu einer innenpolitischen Herausforderung – vor allem in Hinblick auf die Wahlen im Mai. Einmal mehr steht die türkische Baupolitik in der Kritik, die Opposition wirft Erdogan Versagen vor. Umfragen zufolge kann er sich seines Wahlsieges keinesfalls sicher sein – der Erfolg oder Misserfolg des Katastropheneinsatzes kö…

2 months ago·Vienna, Austria
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Deadly quake puts Erdogan under pressure in May polls

The stakes could hardly be higher for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Just three months before the biggest test of his political career, a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked Turkey and Syria, killing more than 15,000 people.On May 14, Turkey will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections that polls conducted before the disaster showed would turn into a tight race for Erdogan, who has led the country since 2003.And even before …

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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