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Inside Europe: Turkey's war on 'food terrorism'

The Turkish president has declared war on food inflation. Food prices are soaring by 30 percent, after last year's collapse of Turkey's lira currency. Growing discontent with the economic crisis is threatening Recep Tayyip Erdogan's control of key cities ahead of local elections. But Erdogan accuses food sellers of price gouging and is taking radical measures. Dorian Jones reports from Istanbul.

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