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Turkey's highest court annuls presidential vote amid battle over role of Islam in politics

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Turkey's highest court on Tuesday annulled parliamentary voting that looked certain to lead to a pious Muslim becoming president, a victory for staunch secularists who fear Turkey is moving toward Islamic rule that would undermine their Western way of life. The Constitutional Court's ruling increased pressure on the government to call early general elections as a way out of a crisis...
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OpedNews volunteer from 2005 to 2013.

Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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