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Turkish President Wants German Satirist Jailed for Alleged Insult

Ankara is demanding German satirist Jan Boehmermann be jailed for a poem it alleges insulted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish leader's lawyers have petitioned German prosecutors to jail the comedian under a German law that criminalizes insulting foreign leaders. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus made clear he expects Berlin to act, saying Turkey's government will not accept the insult made to the elected president of Turkey. In Turkey, more than 1,800...

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