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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates controversial mosque in Taksim Square

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated a mosque in Taksim Square , Istanbul. Thousands attended the ceremony, with some praying in the square itself because the mosque was full. The mosque features prominently next to a public space traditionally seen as a symbol of the secular Turkish republic. It also dwarfs a monument to the […]