Court rules Turkish poll invalid

The Constitutional Court upholds an opposition appeal against the Islamist nominee.

    Abdullah Gul, left, is the Islamist-rooted
    AK party's presidential candidate [AFP]

    The opposition wants to stop the ruling that makes Gul, who is the present foreign minister and has Islamist roots, the head of state.


    Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister, could now propose another candidate for the job.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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