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Turkish Court Orders Release of Kurdish Lawmakers Accused of Militant Links

A Turkish court ordered the release from jail on Saturday of three Kurdish lawmakers, in addition to two freed on Friday, who are being tried for links to militants in a potential fillip to a fragile peace process. The court rulings go some way to addressing criticism from the European Union and rights groups over Turkey's lengthy detentions for defendants on trial. A judge in the main southeastern city of Diyarbakir ruled in favor of freeing Selma Irmakand and Faysal Sariyildiz,...

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