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Turkey PM vows to go after rivals over graft probe

FAST-MOVING SAGA:So far, twenty-four people have been charged in connection with the mass corruption investigation, including the sons of high-ranking officials

AFP, ANKARA

Local media reported on Sunday that another 25 police chiefs had been fired in the fast-moving saga.

The prime minister, whose image was already bruised by June’s anti-government unrest, is facing a key test as the country braces for an election cycle next year starting with the local polls in March.

“The nation will win on March 30, democracy will win,” he said. “We will emerge stronger as long as we remain united.”

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