Turkey's ruling AK Party has been accused of subverting the country's secular government. The Turkish constitutional court is expected to rule on whether the party should be shut down and its leaders banned from national politics. Also, prosecutors in Turkey have indicted 86 people from Ergenekon, a mysterious nationalist group, over an alleged coup.
Turkey's ruling AK party faces the possibility of being declared illegal: it's been charged with promoting an Islamist agenda that endangers the secular nature of the state, as The World's Aaron Schachter has more.
Turkey's economy is booming as the country has seen a doubling of per capita income and years of political stability, but as The World's Aaron Schachter reports, Turkey's boom may not be trickling down to the average citizen
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