Ankara — Early results in Turkey’s presidential election on Sunday showed Recep Tayyip Erdogan heading for another term as president, gaining near-absolute authority in a revamped political system. The main opposition disputed the figures, saying there were clear signs of manipulation. With more than half of ballots counted, Erdogan had 56% of the vote to 29% for his closest challenger, Muharrem Ince of the secular Republican People’s Party, or CHP, according to the official Anadolu news agency. No other candidate was above 8%. In the parliamentary vote, Erdogan’s AK Party and its nationalist ally had 59%, to 30% for the main opposition coalition and 9.1% for the leading Kurdish party, as of 7:45 pm in Istanbul. "We’re good," Erdogan said an hour earlier in Istanbul, though he declined to speculate on the outcome. Ince, who had warned of the risk of vote fraud, said he was heading to the office of the electoral watchdog, ready to file any objections. In the capital Ankara, municipal...

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