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Turkey presidential election 2014

Opposition party deputies walked out of Turkish parliament just before swearing-in of Recep Tayyip Erdogan as president - @AFP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Editor's note: An earlier report from Reuters that we ran incorrectly characterized Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's reasoning for canceling his trip to Turkey. He did not call the situation in Donetsk an "invasion" by Russian troops. The full presidential statement is linked to this note. - Aaron

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes oath of office, officially becomes President of Turkey - @HDNER

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko cancels working visit to Turkey due to deteriorating situation in Donetsk region - Interfax via @KyivPost

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Pakistan opposition protests, August 2014

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif cancels visit to Turkey as standoff with anti-government protesters in Islamabad continues - @MurtazaGeoNews

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey's President-elect Erdogan says new cabinet of ministers to be announced on Friday - @Reuters

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Turkey Kurd violence

Local media: Kurdistan Workers' Party militants kidnap 3 Chinese employed at power plant in southeast Turkey, officials say - @cctvnews

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Germany

Magazine says Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey for nearly 4 decades - @Reuters

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey's president-elect Erdogan taps Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his successor to be next prime minister - @BloombergTV

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Turkey

Outgoing Turkish President Gul says Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu likely to be next prime minister - @Reuters

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Turkey

Turkey summons the German ambassador to Ankara on Monday over report that Germany spied on Turkey - @Reuters

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkish electoral board confirms Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the country's first popularly elected president - @AP

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Turkey

Turkey's state-run news agency: 9 miners have been rescued from a collapsed mine after being trapped for several hours - @AP

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Iraq crisis

Turkey foreign ministry says naming of Iraqi PM-designate Haider Al-Abadi is 'positive and important' step - @Reuters

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Turkish aid group says to send ships to Gaza to challenge Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory - @Reuters

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkish PM Erdogan declares victory in Turkey's 1st direct presidential election - @AP

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Photo: Large crowd in Ankara, Turkey, awaits President Erdogan's speech from balcony after winning election - via @DailySabah

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Turkey's opposition presidential candidate Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu concedes defeat in election - @AP

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Turkey presidential election 2014

More: Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey's 1st popular presidential election with just over 52% of the vote, Mustafa Sentop, deputy chairman of the ruling AK Party, says - @Reuters

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Turkey presidential election 2014

Tayyip Erdogan has become Turkey's 1st popularly-elected head of state after winning presidential election, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag says on Twitter - @Reuters

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