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Erdogan's grip on Turkey tightens as he retakes control of ruling party

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 05:50

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Mr Erdogan, who has already defanged Turkey's military, neutralised the opposition and subordinated the press, will now wipe out any vestiges of dissent within the ruling party, Turkish media reported.

Ankara

TURKEY'S President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday took back control of the ruling party he founded, a step that gives the nation's most powerful man additional authority to appoint loyalists to parliament lists and party posts across the nation.

Just a month after a vote

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