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Turkish Parliament Approves Amendment Stripping MPs' Immunity

Turkish lawmakers on Friday voted by the required two-thirds majority to pass a constitutional amendment that removes immunity for 138 deputies facing criminal investigation. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the driving force behind the measure, welcomed the vote, describing it as historic. He has been calling for the prosecution of members of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party, or HDP.   Political columnist Kadri Gursel of Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper...

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