Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over suspected Gulen links

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Turkey has ordered the arrest of 223 serving military personnel across the country and in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus over suspected links to a network Ankara accuses of organising an attempted coup in 2016, state media said on Saturday.

Authorities are seeking the suspects across 49 provinces in Turkey and in northern Cyprus, state broadcaster TRT Haber said. It said 100 of those facing arrest were from the army, while 41 from the air force and 32 from the navy.

Ankara blames U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in...


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Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over suspected Gulen links


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