Turks to vote in referendum on Erdogan's powers

People in Turkey will vote in a referendum on Sunday to decide whether to switch from a parliamentary democracy to an executive presidency.

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    People in Turkey will vote in a referendum on Sunday to decide whether to switch from a parliamentary democracy to an executive presidency.

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he needs greater authority to handle security and political challenges.

    But his opponents believe a "Yes" vote would lead towards authoritarianism.

    Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal reports from Istanbul.


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