An elected official from Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party saw his election invalidated in favor of a government candidate. Protests broke out in the city when the decision was announced.

Two days after municipal elections which ended in a defeat for the AKP, the party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a large town hall in the east of the country has just been granted... to theAKP following a last minute court decision. The party, the DEM, is already denouncing a “  coup  ” against the verdict of the ballot boxes.