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.
Dundar believes that the Turkish president is looking for revenge on his critics. In an interview with DW in Berlin, the former editor of Cumhuriyet said there was almost no opposition voice left in the Turkish media.
Two weeks after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi government still hasn't confessed to what it knows. Riyadh's window of opportunity is closing and that only benefits Ankara, says Rainer Hermann.
Mesale Tolu, a journalist detained for months in Turkey for alleged terror links, is returning to Istanbul to appear in court, she says. Her husband, also a journalist, is still in Turkey under a travel ban.
A spokesman for Fethullah Gulen has said a guard at the cleric's Pennsylvania compound fired a warning shot at an armed intruder, who then fled. Gulen is accused by Turkey of orchestrating the failed 2016 military coup.
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