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Turkish Schools, Charities Shut in First Decree of Emergency

More than 1,000 private schools and more than 1,000 associations and foundations  have been closed in Turkey as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency. After a coup attempt last week failed to topple him and his government, Erdogan also decreed that suspects can be detained for up to 30 days without charges — a stark change from the previous maximum of four days. Among the 1,229 charities and foundations being shut...

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