Photo Gallery: A German Comedian Takes On Turkey
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Photo Gallery: A German Comedian Takes On Turkey

Erdogan and the Satirist Inside Merkel's Comedy Conundrum

With his insulting poem about Turkish President Erdogan, Jan Böhmermann has triggered an affair of state. Now, Chancellor Merkel has elected to allow legal proceedings against the German comedian. What, though, was Böhmermann's intent?
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