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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
BBC News - Reclusive cleric denies using influence in Turkey
A reclusive Islamic cleric has denied using his influence to start
investigations into alleged high-level government corruption.
Fethullah Gulen, who has been linked to a power struggle that is currently
shaking the Turkish establishment, was speaking to BBC
Newshour's Tim Franks from self-imposed exile in the United States in
his first broadcast interview in 16 years.
He was responding to allegations that he had ordered his followers holding
senior positions in Turkey's police and judiciary to launch those