Riot police block a street leading to Presidential Palace of Cankaya as members of Turkish Youth Union (TGB) protest against president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara August 11, 2014. (REUTERS/Stringer)
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Turkish authorities Tuesday arrested at least 25 police officers in the latest nationwide swoop to detain suspects alleged to have illegally wiretapped key government figures including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reports said.Among the detainees was former Izmir police intelligence deputy head Hasan Ali Okan.He was removed from his position after what appeared to be a broader government purge of Turkey's police in the aftermath of the corruption allegations in December.
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