Turkish Graft Probe Nears Final Chapter With Parliament Vote

January 20, 2015 7:23 AM

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In what could be the final chapter of a graft investigation that once seemed to threaten the inner circle of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's parliament is preparing to vote on whether to send four former ministers to court.

Given the strong majority of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the parliament looks set to sweep away an investigation that rocked Turkish politics in late 2013, when prosecutors launched a spectacular series of raids. The investigation targeted the sons of the four ministers and a pro...

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