Observers say fear overshadowed Turkish election

European election observers voiced concerns on Monday (2 November) over Turkeys snap elections which saw the ruling AK Party sweep back to power. A jubilant President Tayyip Erdogan cast the return of Turkeys Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party to single-party rule as a vote for stability that the world must respect, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism and deeper polarisation. Nov 2, 2015