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Elections 06-11-2012

Turkey takes step towards presidential rule

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an took a step towards extending his powers today (6 November) after his ruling AK Party presented to parliament a proposal to set up a presidential system.

EU, Turkey attempt immigration give-and-take

Turkey made a first step toward accepting to take back illegal immigrants who crossed into the EU from its territory, apparently in exchange of easing the visa requirement for its citizens visiting the border-free Schengen space. 

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