Turkey's Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest
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Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (3rd L) and Turkish ministers arrive at the Turkish Parliament for a debate as the Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (3rd L) and Turkish ministers arrive at the Turkish Parliament for a debate as the Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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The major political reforms including a reversal of a ban on Islamic headscarves, as well as broadened rights for Turkey's 15 million Kurds come on the heels of a wave of anti-government protests that rocked the country in the summer.
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Turkey's President Abdullah Gul addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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Turkey's President Abdullah Gul addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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Turkey's President Abdullah Gul (L) addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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Turkey's President Abdullah Gul (L) addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the Parliament reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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Turkey's President Abdullah Gul's wife Hayrunnisa Gul (2nd R) attends a debate at the Turkish Parliament as the it reconvenes after a summer recess in Ankara October 1, 2013. In announcing a sweeping package of reforms ahead of elections next year, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is vying to repair his image tarnished by the summer unrest, analysts say.
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The major political reforms including a reversal of a ban on Islamic headscarves, as well as broadened rights for Turkey's 15 million Kurds come on the heels of a wave of anti-government protests that rocked the country in the summer.