Voters approve constitutional changes in Turkey

13th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

Voters in Turkey have overwhelmingly approved a set of constitutional changes in a referendum. In voting 12 September, 58-42 percent of voters backed the ruling Justice and Development AKP government’s proposed changes.Turnout was 78 percent. The changes include a greater say by the government in nominating judges and prosecutors, trials of military personnel in civilian courts ...

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