Turkey's authoritarian President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a man who has been in power for nearly two decades, is facing an unexpected challenge to his grip on power ahead of local elections on March 31, after former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and ex-President Abdullah Gul, as well as former Economy Minister Ali Babacan and current Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, have all said that they are considering the possibility of breaking away from the ruling AKP in favour of forming an Erdogan-less...

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