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Turkey Detains 12 Policemen Probing Jihadist Activity

A Turkish court has ordered the detention of a dozen policemen who participated in probes against jihadists operating in the country in a move being seen here as the latest by the government to curtail the independence of police, prosecutors and judges.   In the run-up to crucial parliamentary elections in June, a wave of indictments have been launched by the government against police officers, prosecutors as well as journalists, and midweek President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told...

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