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Turkey: Polls close in first direct presidential election

10 August 2014 Last updated at 17:06 BST

Voting has ended in Turkey first direct presidential election - with a lower than expected turnout.

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is up against two opposition candidates - Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and Selahattin Demirtas.

To secure victory in the first round, the winner has to secure more than 50% of the vote.

Mark Lowen reports from Ankara.

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