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Turkey's Pro-Kurdish Party Deputies Arrested

In Turkey, 12 HDP pro-Kurdish parliamentary deputies have been detained, including its co-leaders. The deputies are held as part of anti-terror probes into the Kurdish rebel group the PKK. The arrests have provoked national and international condemnation.    Turkish police detained the 12 parliamentary deputies of the pro-Kurdish HDP early Friday. Those in custody include the party’s co-leaders, Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag. All were detained for failing to testify...

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