A court in Istanbul has convicted six journalists of terror-related charges, associated with U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016. Gulen denies involvement. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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The Turkish intelligence agency has detained and flown back to Turkey from Azerbaijan and Ukraine two suspected members of the movement blamed for the 2016 failed coup, its latest covert overseas swoop, state media said Thursday.The Anadolu news agency said the two men had been detained in Azerbaijan and Ukraine on suspicion of being top members of the group of U.S. based preacher Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara accuses of orchestrating the coup bid aimed at unseating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.A Turkish official said in April that 80 Gulenists had so far been brought back to Turkey in such operations.
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