Middle East

Turkey ex-PM Yildirim elected parliament speaker

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim waves to the crowd in Istanbul on May 18, 2018. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, whose post is being abolished on July 9, 2018 under Turkey's new system that concentrates powers under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is the last holder of an office that existed throughout the modern republic and dates back to the Ottoman Empire. - / AFP / OZAN KOSE





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