Group Says Turkish Court Rules Against President's Palace

May 26, 2015 3:13 PM

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A pressure group says Turkey's top administrative court has confirmed in a ruling that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 1,150-room mega-palace was illegally constructed on protected land.

Erdogan moved into the palace last year, brushing aside protests by opposition parties and advocacy groups who say the $620 million complex is unlawful.

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