Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP

Erdogan wins expansive new powers in Turkey referendum as opposition cries foul

Narrow vote endorses sweeping executive powers for Turkey’s presidency, and the abolition of the position of prime minister

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AFP
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