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Latest update : 2014-01-09

Erdogan Strikes Back: Turkey Graft Probe Sparks Infighting (Part 2)

Neither side is blinking in Turkey. The ruling AKP continues to answer a widening graft and corruption probe with a wave of dismissals and transfers of prosecutors, judges and police. 350 posts were reassigned overnight on Monday, bringing the total to 1,800 since the case went public. After these dismissals, one senior member of the AKP has vowed that prosecutions against what Erdogan's allies are calling a coup against democracy are inevitable. Is Erdogan's old boys' network coming undone?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

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Benjamin BRUCE

PhD student in International Relations at Sciences Po Paris

Emre DEMIR

Paris correspondent, Zaman

Bahadir KALEAGASI

International Coordinator, TUSIAD and President, Bosphore Institute in Paris

Ziya MERAL

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2016-02-08 Syria

Can she fix it? Merkel and the refugee crisis (part 2)

Angela Merkel is a woman on a deadline. The German chancellor is in Ankara to bargain over billions in aid for refugees pledged by Europe. She needs Turkey and the EU to be...

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2016-02-08 Syria

Can she fix it? Merkel and the refugee crisis (part 1)

Angela Merkel is a woman on a deadline. The German chancellor is in Ankara to bargain over billions in aid for refugees pledged by Europe. She needs Turkey and the EU to be...

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2016-02-04 Syria

From bad to worse? Syria refugee crisis deepens, fighting intensifies (part 2)

On the ground in Syria, the situation is getting worse with news of starvation in besieged villages and the regime intensifying shelling around rebel-held Aleppo with Russian air...

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2016-02-04 Syria

From bad to worse? Syria refugee crisis deepens, fighting intensifies (part 1)

On the ground in Syria, the situation is getting worse with news of starvation in besieged villages and the regime intensifying shelling around rebel-held Aleppo with Russian air...

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2016-02-03 UK

Let's talk Brexit: Cameron defends EU proposal in front of UK parliament (part 2)

Sovereignty seems to be at the heart of what makes Britons tick. Britain wants to play by its own rules but unfortunately for David Cameron, that's not really the idea enshrined...

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