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Turkish Ex-ministers Avoid Graft Trial

A Turkish parliamentary commission voted on Monday not to send four former ministers accused in a corruption investigation to the Supreme Court for trial, effectively backing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a scandal that had rattled his inner circle. Erdogan, then prime minister and now president, has cast the corruption scandal which erupted in December 2013 as a plot to unseat him by his political enemies. The affair led to the resignation of the ministers of the economy, the...

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