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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Islamist government was struck a blow this week when the country’s highest court ruled in a unanimous vote that Turkey’s two-week long ban on Twitter was unconstitutional because it violated freedom of expression, guaranteed under Article 26 of the Constitution. 623 more words

Foreign Policy

Erdogan's pre-election message: an "evil alliance" is plotting to topple him and ruin Turkey

By Ralph Boulton

ISTANBUL Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:16am EDT

 

People walk past a poster for Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s election campaign in Istanbul March 27, 2014. 1,165 more words

Turkish president, at odds with Erdogan, dismisses foreign plot

(Reuters) – President Abdullah Gul has dismissed suggestions that outside forces are conspiring against Turkey, openly contradicting Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan‘s assertions that a corruption scandal is part of a foreign-backed plot to undermine him. 767 more words

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