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Turkey Refugee Row Sees Erdogan Challenger Clash With Police

Umit Ozdag speaks to reporters surrounded by police, outside parliament in Ankara, Turkey, on May 6. 

Umit Ozdag speaks to reporters surrounded by police, outside parliament in Ankara, Turkey, on May 6. 

Photographer: Selcan Hacaoglu/Bloomberg
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Turkey’s anti-immigration firebrand tussled with police after they blocked his attempt to challenge the interior minister to a public face-off, in a growing spat over refugee policy that threatens President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s popularity ahead of elections.