Turkish police raid conglomerate with close links to cleric Gulen

September 1, 2015 9:57 AM

16 2

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish police raided the offices of a conglomerate with close links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, an ally-turned-foe of President Tayyip Erdogan, company officials said on Tuesday.

Erdogan, who wants to win back a majority for his ruling AK Party in a snap election on Nov. 1, says Gulen has established a parallel structure within the state through supporters in the judiciary, police and other institutions including the media.

Also read: Time Warner’s Non-Mogul Mogul Who Foretold Its Worth

Read more

To category page