Ekrem Imamoglu

Istanbul mayor tests positive for Covid-19

Istanbul’s mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu, tested positive for coronavirus and has started treatment in hospital, municipality spokesman Murat Ongun said on Twitter, Bloomberg Quint informs. Imamoglu’s general health is good, Ongun said. The …

 Turkey to re-run Istanbul election on June 23

Turkey’s Supreme Election Council (YSK) announced that a do-over election in Istanbul will be held on June 23. The council members accepted the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's objection to the local election …

Ekrem Imamoglu becomes new Istanbul mayor

Following a number of recounts from Turkey’s local elections last month, the Istanbul mayoral candidate from the main opposition party on Wednesday received his certificate of election from electoral authorities. Ekrem …

Opposition claims election win in Ankara

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in municipal elections but the opposition’s success in key cities dealt a significant blow to his party’s dominance. The ruling party lost the capital, …