Report: Journalists, Police Detained in Raids

December 14, 2014 10:36 AM

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Turkish police conducted raids in a dozen cities on Sunday, detaining at least 23 people ? including journalists, television producers and police ? known to be close to a movement led by a U.S.-based moderate Islamic cleric, the country's state-run news agency reported.

The government accuses cleric Fethullah Gulen's movement, a former ally, of orchestrating an alleged plot to try and bring down the government. It says the group's followers were behind corruption allegations that last year forced four Cabinet ministers to resign. Gulen, who lives in self-imposed ex...

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