Turkey votes narrowly in favour of more power for Erdogan

The Turkish referendum on extending broad new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has produced evidence a divided nation. But, with much of the vote in, it appears the new constitution will be approved. According to results carried Sunday by the state-run Anadolu news agency, the “yes” vote had about 51.3 per cent compared to 48.7 per cent for the “no” vote with nearly 99 per cent of the vote counted. BBC

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