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Topic: Suleiman the Magnificent

The history of the Ottomans highlights the tension in Islam between religious and secular law

BBC series explores how the Suleiman the Magnificent submitted Sharia law to his own will

We must wish the Turks well in their struggle for Islamic democracy

Turkey is a great friend of Britain, but still has its problems. If Prime Minister Erdogan can overcome these he will go down as the greatest Turk since Suleiman the Magnificent