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New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold

Published on: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 12:20:07 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne.

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