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Protesters Clash With Police in Turkey Over Removal of Mayors

Clashes between police and protesters erupted in southeastern Turkey after a government announcement that it had replaced 28 elected municipal and district mayors in several predominantly Kurdish towns. The removed officials are suspected of ties with what the government considers terrorist organization, the Turkish Interior Ministry said Sunday. When local governments “come under the influence of terrorist organizations, it is the state's primary duty to take precautions against...

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