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11/11/16

Turkey arrests Cumhuriyet chairman over suspected "terrorist activities"

Turkish police have reportedly arrested Akin Atalay, chairman of the opposition daily Cumhuriyet.

He was detained on his arrival from Germany on Friday morning, according to the newspaper’s website.

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Last week, Turkish authorities detained nine other executives and journalists from the paper. Editor-in-chief, Murat Sambunju, was said to be among them.

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