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Turkey's President Signs Controversial Judiciary Law

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has signed into law controversial legislation increasing the government’s power over the judiciary. Gul had faced calls to veto the law and had voiced concern about the direction Turkey is taking. Now some are saying the Turkish president is trying to avoid confrontation with the country's prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Gul ignored calls to veto a law that gives the government greater control over the judiciary. The legislation has been widely...

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