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Turkish Authorities Seize Newspaper Close to Cleric Gulen

Turkish authorities seized control of the country's largest newspaper Friday in a widening crackdown against supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, an influential foe of President Tayyip Erdogan. Rights groups and European officials criticized the confiscation of Zaman newspaper and its sister publication, the English-language Today's Zaman, which occurred on the eve of a summit between Turkey and the European Union and as concerns mount that the Turkish...

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