Turkey issues warrants for 67 linked to US-based cleric

December 11, 2015 12:31 PM

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ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s state-run news agency says police have carried out raids in 10 cities, acting on a court order for the arrests of 67 people associated with a U.S.-based cleric who has become the chief foe of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Anadolu Agency says the warrants were issued against senior members of Fethullah Gulen’s moderate Islamic movement, including journalists and a university president. Forty-three of the suspects were abroad and only five were detained Friday, Anadolu said.

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