• In the latest move in an ongoing power struggle with U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, Turkish P.M. Recep Tayyip Erdogan reassigned or fired some 350 police officers, including members of units dealing with high-profile crimes. Accusations and counter-accusations of corruption have formed the axis of the fight between Tayyip Erdogan and Gulen, whom the P.M. accuses of planning to usurp power. 

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses journalists during a press conference at the Government Banquet Hall in Helsinki on November 6, 2013.