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Turkish PM investigated for corruption – Times of India

Times of IndiaANKARA: A chief prosecutor’s office on Tuesday initiated an investigation into audio recordings purportedly of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ordering his son to dispose of vast amounts of cash amid a…

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Turkish lawmakers brawl, then pass law – CNN

CNNIstanbul (CNN) — After a hard-fought battle — one that landed a lawmaker in the hospital — Turkey’s parliament in Ankara voted Saturday to approve anti-corruption measures. The approval, by a vote of 210-28, came…

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Iran urges foreign fighters to leave Syria – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaIran wants all foreign fighters to leave Syria, according to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif, speaking at an Al Arabiya panel held in cooperation with the World Economic Forum in…

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Defiant Turkish PM Erdogan in major reshuffle – BBC News

BBC NewsTurkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after three ministerial resignations over a corruption inquiry. Mr Erdogan named 10 new ministers – almost half of his total roster – after…

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Three Cabinet Ministers Resign in Turkey – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalISTANBUL—Three Turkish ministers resigned Wednesday in the first cabinet fallout over a high-profile corruption case that has rattled the country’s political landscape and markets. Economy Minister Zafer Caglayan and Interior Minister Muammer Guler,…

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2 Turkish Cabinet ministers resign – USA TODAY

USA TODAYANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Cabinet ministers resigned in Turkey on Wednesday, days after their sons were arrested in a sweeping corruption and bribery scandal that has targeted Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s allies…


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