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ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey seeks 1,112 suspects linked to failed coup

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have issued detention warrants for 1,112 people suspected of links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who is blamed by Ankara for a failed coup attempt in 2016. Anadolu Agency says the warrants were issued Tuesday as part of an investigation into alleged cheating in an … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey seeks 1,112 suspects linked to failed coup

MANILA, Philippines | Arrested senator and Duterte critic: ‘Democracy lost today’

MANILA, Philippines  — President Rodrigo Duterte‘s fiercest critic in Congress was arrested Tuesday after the president revoked his 2011 amnesty for a failed coup attempt and revived rebellion charges against him in an unprecedented legal move the senator called a blow to democracy. Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV walked out of the Senate, where he had … Continue reading MANILA, Philippines | Arrested senator and Duterte critic: ‘Democracy lost today’