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How Erdogan gained near absolute power in Turkey

Nearly two years after a failed coup attempt, Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was sworn in July 9 for his second term as president, extending his 15-year rule. This time, however, he will enjoy sweeping new powers including the ability to rule by decree. Hours after he was sworn in, Erdoğan appointed...

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