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Dozens held as teachers protest suspensions in Turkey's southeast, union says
DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - Turkish police detained dozens of people and used water cannon on Friday to disperse several hundred teachers demonstrating against their suspension from classrooms in the largely Kurdish city of Diyarbakir, union sources said and TV footage showed.
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Turkey conducting 'largest ever' operations against PKK
At least 186 PKK fighters killed, military says, as thousands of teachers with alleged links to the group are suspended.
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Turkey: Hundreds detained over alleged links to PKK
State media says more than 800 people have been detained in operations carried out in 37 provinces.
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More academics, mayors detained as Turkish purges enter fifth month
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained more than 70 academics at an Istanbul university, NATO said Turkish soldiers had sought asylum and more pro-Kurdish mayors were arrested on Friday as a crackdown after July's failed coup entered its fifth month.
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Turkey's Erdogan: U.S. should 'not harbor a terrorist' like cleric Gulen
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters in an interview on Monday that the United States should "not harbor a terrorist" like U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and that his activities should be banned around the world.
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Turkey sacks 28,000 teachers over 'terrorism links'
Almost 10,000 other teachers are being probed as part of massive crackdown following failed military coup in July.
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Turkey's president wants to rid Islamic State as 28 mayors accused of terrorism replaced
Allen ConeANKARA, Turkey, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Turkey has a "binding duty" to defeat the Islamic State in neighboring Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in an address Sunday.
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