Turkish PM fumes over steamy Ottoman soap opera

A hit TV show about the Ottoman Empire’s longest-reigning Sultan has raised a political storm in Turkey, with Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan urging legal action over historical inaccuracies and the opposition accusing him of artistic tyranny. Erdogan tore into the weekly soap opera ‘Magnificent Century,’ which attracts an audience of up to 150 million people in Turkey as well as parts of the Balkans and Middle East, in response to criticism of his government’s foreign policy.


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