Erdogan emerges strengthened after Turkey coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (centre) attends the funeral of a victim of a coup attempt, in Istanbul on July 17, 2016When President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s drawn face was seen on television appealing to supporters through a humble mobile phone app, some may have thought the game was up for the Turkish strongman. Schmid said all would now not be plain sailing for Erdogan who was leading a deeply polarised country where confidence in the political process has sunk.

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