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Turkey's Erdogan Calls for Responsibility After Election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Monday for his country's fractious political parties to act responsibly in the aftermath of elections that ended his ruling majority in parliament, but financial markets quickly recoiled at the uncertainty. Turkey's currency slid to a record low against the U.S. dollar and Istanbul's stock market plunged 8 percent. Erdogan was hoping for a two-thirds majority in the 550-seat parliament so Ankara's constitution could be...

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