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Anti-graft watchdog slams Turkish corruption vote

  ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An anti-graft organization has criticized a vote in Turkey’s parliament that rejected motions to send four former ministers implicated in a vast corruption scandal to trial by the country’s highest court. The ruling Justice and Development Party used its parliamentary majority to sweep away a corruption investigation that had rocked [...]

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Ukrainian breakaway regions hold criticized vote

  DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community. Voting in the main rebel city of Donetsk proceeded in the presence of gunmen inside three polling stations visited by the AP. Alexander Zakharchenko, whose [...]

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