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Dark Horse Turkish Presidential Candidate Bridges Secular-Religious Divide

Ekmeleddin Mehmet Ihsanoglu is not a natural politician, but rather an academic and diplomat who has headed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation for the past nine years. The country's two biggest opposition parties back him to challenge Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential bid, but he is facing an uphill struggle to convince voters, including some of his own supporters.   "Ekmeleddin, for bread," is his campaign slogan, playing in Turkish on the...

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