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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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