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Turkish Prosecutor Dismissed, Charged With Official Interference

A Turkish prosecutor leading a high-level bribery and corruption investigation says he has been removed from the case and that police refused to comply with his orders to arrest more suspects. Muammer Akkas said Thursday the Turkish judiciary "was subjected to open pressure from both the chief prosecutor's office and the judicial police, [while] the execution of court orders was obstructed." The investigation has ensnared former top politicians and businessmen and...

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