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Latest update : 2014-01-03

Turkey corruption scandal: Inside the Erdogan-Gulenist power struggle

In Turkey, dozens of people have been imprisoned amid a vast anti-corruption investigation. Among them: the sons of two ministers, who were later forced to resign. Prime Minister Erdogan has denounced this as a plot, stating that "dark forces either in Turkey or abroad will not be allowed to alter the country's path". The "dark forces" he refers to are the followers of Fetullah Gülen, a Turkish clergyman in self-imposed exile in the United States.

By Sevil DELIN , Fatma KIZILBOGA

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2015-07-31 Brazil

Remote learning brings hope to Brazil’s rural poor

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval ratings have slumped as she battles corruption allegations and the worst economic downturn in 25 years, and now her popular...

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2015-07-30 Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Secular bloggers live in fear after spate of killings

In Bangladesh, violence by radical Islamists is on the rise. In 2013, a group of fundamentalists published a list of 84 intellectuals and free thinkers to be "reduced to...

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2015-07-29 Colombia

Colombian community takes on drug gangs

Buenaventura is Colombia's main port on the Pacific coast and local authorities and investors are eager to transform it into a touristic destination, but the town has fallen prey...

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2015-07-28 Russia

Russia's private military firms operate in legal grey area

Kiev and the West have accused Russian troops of participating in the Ukraine conflict on a massive scale. The Kremlin denies sending professional troops into the country and...

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2015-07-27 Niger

Cultural centre in ruins months after Charlie Hebdo riots

In mid-January, violence erupted in Niger's southern city of Zinder, sparked by the post-attack edition of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The front cover showed a weeping...

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