TIME

Turkish elections show Erdogan’s weakening support

PRESIDENT RECEP Tayyip Erdogan, the strongman of Turkish politics and a former mayor of Istanbul, has lost Istanbul. In the March 31 municipal elections, he and his party also lost Ankara, the country’s capital, and several other sizable cities. Erdogan was rebuked thanks to a sharp economic slowdown brought on by mismanagement. His party, which has

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from TIME

TIME6 min read
Bob Iger
NOT SINCE SOMEBODY FIGURED OUT THAT YOU COULD ATTACH two black plastic disks to a skull cap and make everyone look like Mickey Mouse has a pair of ears sent such a buzz through a media executive. The new set were green, wing-shaped and attached to a
TIME6 min read
Lizzo
SURELY, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 2019, YOU KNOW WHO LIZZO is. I mean, even if you don’t think you know, girl—you know. Her song is in that Walmart commercial with the dancing cart people, and another one is in an ad for GrubHub, and I swear I was watc
TIME1 min read
Then + Now
Carter became the longest-lived President in U.S. history on March 22 and—despite a year of health problems—still volunteers and teaches Sunday school Computing has gotten even more personal than predicted three decades ago, with users logging on fro