Mansur Yavas

New Ankara mayor takes office

Newly elected head of the municipality of Turkey’s Ankara city from the Republican People’s Party Mansur Yavas has taken office. Yavas received his certificate of election today from Turkey's Supreme …

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, …