Kemal Kilicdaroglu (L) , leader of main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) arrives to Cumhuriyet Newspaper's headquarters on November 29, 2015 in Istanbul, during his visit after the arrest of their Editor in Chief. AFP PHOTO/OZAN KOSE
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Lawyers for two journalists from an Turkish opposition newspaper Monday appealed a court ruling to detain them on spying charges over a report suggesting Ankara had shipped arms bound for Syria, the daily said.The lawyers for Cumhuriyet's editor-in-chief Can Dundar and its Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gul wrote in the appeal that they objected to last week's court decision which they said contradicted the Turkish constitution and law.Cumhuriyet reported that Turkish security forces in January 2014 intercepted a convoy of trucks near the Syrian border carrying boxes of what it described as weapons and ammunition bound for Syria, ostensibly for rebels fighting the Assad regime.
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