Middle East

Punch-ups in Turkish parliament as security bill sparks opposition unity

Lawmakers from the opposition argue with MPs of the Justice and Development party (AKP) during a debate on a legislation to boost police powers against protesters at the Turkish parliament in Ankara on February 20, 2015. Turkey's opposition fears the controversial bill will effectively create a police state under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN





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