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Erdogan starts five day visit of Africa

By Dorian Jones

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan starts a five day visit of North and West Africa. The tour is latest effort by Turkey to project its influence across the continent and enhance its global presence. Erdogan coming from an Islamist background is increasingly using the Islamic card in those efforts. But as Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul, Turkish aspirations could be stoking regional rivalries and even tensions.

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