Tayyip Erdogan is set to secure his place in history as Turkey`s first popularly-elected president on Sunday, but his tightening grip on power has polarised the nation, worried Western allies and raised fears of creeping authoritarianism.
The United Nations estimates more than 9,000 civilians have been killed in Bashar al-Assad`s crackdown on protests against him.
A spokesman for Organisation of Islamic Cooperation says the international community must rule out military intervention in Syria.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014