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Turkish Police Disrupt Protest Over Journalists' Arrests

Turkish police used water cannon and tear gas on hundreds of protesters Saturday in Istanbul to disrupt a march in support of an opposition newspaper whose staff had earlier been arrested as part of a government crackdown. The protest erupted hours after Turkish authorities ordered nine executives and journalists from the opposition secularist Cumhuriyet newspaper held for trial.   Prosecutors linked the arrests to the newspaper's alleged support for a fugitive cleric...

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