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Turkey replaces three pro-Kurdish party mayors for suspected militant links

Reuters Monday, 19 August 2019
Turkey replaced pro-Kurdish party mayors with state officials in three southeastern cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links on Monday, the Interior Ministry said, in a move likely to fuel tensions in Turkey's southeast.
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News video: Turkish police arrest hundreds over suspected links to Kurdish militant group

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Three mayors have also been dismissed over suspected links to the banned Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), the country's interior ministry announced on Monday.

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