Turkish court orders opposition paper managed by trustees

March 5, 2016 12:33 AM

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Turkish court orders opposition paper managed by trustees

syndication.ap.orgRiot police use tear gas and water cannon against people gathered in support of Turkey's largest-circulation newspaper Zaman at its headquarters in Istanbul, early Saturday, March 5, 2016. The police raid came hours after a court placed it under the management of trustees on Friday. The move against the paper, which is linked to an opposition cleric, heightened concerns over deteriorating press freedoms in the country. (AP Photo)

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police, using tear gas and water cannons, on Friday raided the headquarters of Turkey's largest-circulation newspaper, hours after a court placed it under the management of trustees. The move against the paper, which is linked to an opposition cleric, heightened concerns over d...

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