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Turkey Bans Large-scale Commemorations on 1st Anniversary of Suicide Attacks

Turkish police in Ankara used tear gas and water cannons Monday to prevent hundreds of activists from holding a protest to commemorate the first anniversary of an attack considered the worst in Turkey's modern history. Authorities banned large-scale commemorations of the twin suicide bombings, citing security concerns. At least 60 demonstrators were detained and 1,700 riot police were on duty in the city, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. Police blocked roads leading...

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