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Turkish high court nullifies law said to give leader edge

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s highest court Friday overturned the provision of a new law that gave the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater control over the judiciary, a law that critics said harmed the country’s separation of powers and was part of a broader effort on the part of Erdogan to push back against a corruption investigation that has encircled him and his top aides.

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  • Headline: Turkish high court nullifies law said to give leader edge
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 5 on 04/12/2014
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