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Turkish Police Detain 13 Academics, Activists in Raids

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Turkish police on Friday detained 13 academics, businesspeople and journalists as part of an investigation into an association that was headed by a jailed businessman and activist, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported. Anadolu Agency said professors Betul Tanbay and Turgut Tarhanli of Istanbul’s Bosphorus and Bilgi universities and journalist Cigdem Mater were among those detained in simultaneous police operations in Istanbul and in three provinces. They are being questioned over...

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