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Turkey's Detention of Journalists Sparks Criticism

The detention of two prominent journalists in Turkey has provoked national and international criticism. The reporters were detained Thursday on spying charges by an Istanbul court following reports that Turkey's intelligence agency sent weapons to Islamist rebel groups in Syria. The arrests are the latest in what is seen as a crackdown on media freedom following this month's landslide victory by the ruling AK Party. Condemnation is growing over the jailing of two leading...

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