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Turkish Authorities Dismiss Military Personnel, Shut Media Outlets

Turkey has dismissed nearly 1,700 military personnel and closed more than 130 media outlets, official sources said on Wednesday, amid a deepening crackdown that has stirred alarm among Ankara’s NATO allies following this month’s failed coup.

Riot police, left, force their way through a gate to enter the headquarters of opposition television stations and newspapers in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2017. Police in Istanbul have carried out a dawn raid, using tear gas to enter the headquarters of a media company linked to a government …