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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech while... News PhotoAKP,Asia,District,Election,Guarding,Horizontal,Istanbul,Police Force,Political Rally,Politics,Prime Minister,Recep Tayyip Erdogan,Security,Side View,SpeechPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) delivers a speech while security police stand guard during a rally of the Justice and Development Party in the Kartal district at the asia side of Istanbul on March 29, 2014. Turkey gears up for local elections on March 30 ahead of a presidential vote in six months and parliamentary polls next year. Erdogan and his Islamic-leaning party, after over a decade in power, face the first electoral test following months of political turmoil, with mass street protests and a corruption scandal spread via Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Amid an atmosphere of distrust ahead of tomorow's election with over 50 million eligible voters, the CHP and tens of thousands of citizen volunteers plan to monitor the ballot count. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)