Turkey's Erdogan wants more spy powers

Feb 20, 2014, 2:16 PM EST
Russian President Vladimir Putin greets Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at his newly built Bocharov Ruchey state residence on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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While corruption allegations linger, Turkish P.M. Tayyip Erdogan has been expanding his power, curbing media freedom and, in his latest move, pushing for an expansion of the national intelligence agency's legal authority.

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Turkey's embattled Erdogan seeks wider powers for spy agency [Reuters]