Turkey Purges 4,000 More Officials, and Blocks Wikipedia

A total of 3,974 civil servants were fired on Saturday, and internet users woke up to find that they no longer had access to the free online encyclopedia. Source: World

Erdogan Claims Victory in Turkey Vote Giving Broad New Powers to President

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the “yes” vote had prevailed in a watershed referendum, but the main opposition was demanding a recount. Source: World

Turkey’s Referendum: Voters Go the Polls After Erdogan Campaign

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes Turks will vote “yes” on his plan to overhaul the government and grant sweeping powers to the presidency. Source: World

Erdogan Calls Dutch ‘Nazi Remnants’ After Turkish Minister Is Barred

The moves escalated a diplomatic dispute over efforts by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to campaign in Europe on behalf of a referendum to bolster his power. Source: World

Erdogan Says Troops Will Be in Cyprus ‘Forever,’ Complicating Hopes of Reuniting

The Turkish leader, however, often takes a firmer line with domestic audiences than with foreign ones, and diplomats said they remained cautiously optimistic. Source: World

Airstrikes by Russia Buttress Turkey in Battle vs. ISIS

The deepening partnership between Russia and Turkey could marginalize the United States in the struggle to shape Syria’s future. Source: World