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Tensions Rise Between Turkey's Government and Courts

Tensions are rising between Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and its constitutional court.  Recent court decisions could signal a new political confrontation. Turkey’s constitutional court has dealt the ruling AKP party a series of legal blows in the past few weeks. The court overturned a ban on the social media site Twitter, while legislation giving the government greater power over judges and prosecutors was struck down.   For Prime Minister Recep Tayyip...

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