A pedestrian passes an election centre for the AK Party displaying a photo of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Istanbul, Saturday, June 11, 2011. Such is the confidence of Turkey's ... more 
A pedestrian passes an election centre for the AK Party displaying a photo of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Istanbul, Saturday, June 11, 2011. Such is the confidence of Turkey's ruling party ahead of elections Sunday that its campaign posters show the prime minister, eyes raised skyward, next to slogans referring to the centenary of the Turkish republic, still more than a decade away. "Turkey is ready, the goal is 2023," the billboards proclaim. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Thanassis Stavrakis
Sat, Jun 11, 2011 5:17 AM EDT