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Istanbul — The Turkish government’s decision to ban alcohol sales during a 17-day Covid-19 lockdown that started on Thursday has angered some secular Turks who see it as President Tayyip Erdogan’s latest imposition of a religious lifestyle on all of society.              ’

Erdogan announced the lockdown on Monday, saying schools and most shops will be closed and people will be required to mostly stay at home in order to curb a surge in infections and deaths...

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