Media playback is unsupported on your device

Turkey's Erdogan inaugurated as president

28 August 2014 Last updated at 14:26 BST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been officially sworn in after winning the country's first ever popular vote for head of state.

Mr Erdogan, who served three terms as prime minister, will try to reform the constitution to give the post of president more powers.

His critics say the move will make him more autocratic.

Mark Lowen reports from Ankara.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.