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Turkey's president approves new government led by ally

May 24, 2016 - Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's president on Tuesday approved a new government formed by one of his most trusted allies, who immediately asserted the intention to institute constitutional reforms that would expand the powers of the presidency.

The new prime minister, Binali Yildirim, replaced Ahmet Davutoglu, who stepped down on Sunday. Davutoglu had a range of differences with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, including seemingly�lukewarm support for a constitutional overhaul to give execu...