A woman enters a courthouse as a police fence is on display outside the building in Istanbul, on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
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Turkish police Tuesday detained a former adviser to the main opposition party leader over alleged links to the group led by the U.S.-based Islamic preacher blamed for the July failed coup, state media reported.Fatih Gursul was a former science, technology and communications adviser to the secular main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the official news agency Anadolu said.The CHP said that after his firing from the university by emergency decree, he was not "actively" advising the party anymore, quoted by Dogan news agency.However on his official Twitter account, Gursel describes himself as a senior adviser to Kilicdaroglu.
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