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Islamist Party Wins in Turkey Elections

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Islamist Party Wins in Turkey Elections

Islamist Party Wins in Turkey Elections

Islamist Party Wins in Turkey Elections

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An Islamist movement, the Ak Parti, sweeps Turkey's government out of power. The party's leaders describe themselves as non-religious, but critics say its Islamist roots threaten Turkey's secular traditions. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.