Gallery: Erdogan wins third term as Turkish PM

June 13, 2011 07:01

Erdogan's AK Party took nearly 50 percent of the vote, but will need to seek consensus to push through a new constitution.

Erdogan wins with wife 311. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party has won a resounding third consecutive election victory, but the divisive leader will need to seek consensus to push ahead with a planned new constitution.

Erdogan, whose AK has transformed Muslim Turkey into one of the world's fastest-growing economies and ended a cycle of military coups, won nearly 50 percent of the vote in a parliamentary vote on Sunday.

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