Turkey: 12,800 police suspended; authorities raid Kurdish TV

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ANKARA, Turkey - Authorities on Tuesday suspended some 12,800 police officers from duty over their suspected links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen as Turkey pressed ahead with its vast crackdown on a network it says is behind the country's July 15 failed military coup.

Meanwhile, a pro-Kurdish television station said police raided its headquarters in Istanbul and forced it off the air following an order last week for it to be shut down.

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