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Turkey Suspends Thousands of Police, Shuts Down TV Station as Crackdown Widens

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Humeyra Pamuk ANKARA/ISTANBUL, Oct 4 – Turkish authorities suspended nearly 13,000 police officers, detained dozens of air force officers and shut down a TV station on Tuesday, widening a state-ordered clampdown against perceived enemies in the wake of July’s failed coup. The police headquarters said 12,801 officers, including 2,523 chiefs, had

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