Turkish police have arrested the editor-in-chief and other higher ups of the newspaper Cumhuriyet. The government accuses the journalists of abetting Kurdish militants and followers of Fethullah Gulen, but the opposition suspects otherwise.
The vote was not due until November next year but President Erdogan has called snap presidential and parliamentary elections. They have been slated for June 24.
Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag says Turkey's National Intelligence Organization has nabbed about 80 citizens in covert operations in 18 countries. He accused the people captured of links to the 2016 coup attempt.
Turkey has purged and arrested tens of thousand of people all because of one man blamed for the July 2016 coup attempt: Fethullah Gulen. Who is Turkey's public enemy number one and what do we know about his organization?
Kosovo will investigate the extradition of six alleged followers of Fethullah Gulen's Islamic movement. The operation could have ramifications for the country as Kosovo seeks to strengthen ties with the European Union.
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