Tayyip Erdogan has won Turkey's first popular presidential election with just over 52 percent of the vote, Mustafa Sentop, deputy chairman of the ruling AK Party, said.
Turkey's electoral authorities are not officially due to announce their first results until Monday, with final figures due later in the week, but Erdogan, 60, is expected to make a victory address later today.
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