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Erdogan’s Election Headache Grows as Allies Clash on Candidates

  • President’s allies plan separate candidates in parliament vote
  • Opposition increasingly united after 20 years out of office
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Photographer: Alp Eren Kayaa/AFP/Getty Images

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s fledgling electoral alliance is fraying over a dispute about parliamentary candidates that could threaten his two decades of control with elections just six weeks away.