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Russia caused further alarm with its deployment of an S-300 missile defense system to its naval base in Syria.For the second time in less than a year, an American city was transformed into a hypermilitarized police state to subdue growing resistance to anti-Black police violence.
Police Superintendent Garry Mc Carthy has been portrayed as a hero for the supposed restraint exercised by the CPD.Both papers are linked to the Cemaat movement, which is led by the U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen, a one-time Erdogan ally whose followers have become fierce rivals of the Turkish president.Windows of police cruisers were smashed, stores were looted and a CVS store was set ablaze, throwing white America into a panicked frenzy that seemed to prioritize broken windows over broken spines, as one activist put it.Within hours of the riots, Baltimore city officials declared a state of emergency and instituted a 10pm curfew.Germany warns the tensions between Moscow and the West are more dangerous than during the Cold War.
Russia’s Iskander missiles have a range of around 500 kilometers, and their deployment in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, has rattled the West.
Police late Friday forced their way into the offices of Zaman newspaper and its English-language sister publication, Today's Zaman, after an Istanbul court ordered the seizure of Feza Media Group, which owns the two dailies.
Police in riot gear peppered protesters and staff alike with volleys of tear gas and water cannons, a scene broadcast live on satellite television.
Smoke rises near a group of women as Turkish anti-riot police officers use tear gas to disperse supporters in front of the headquarters of the Turkish daily newspaper, Zaman, in Istanbul after Turkish authorities seized the headquarters in a midnight raid.
(Ozan Kose / AFP/Getty Images) A law enforcement raid on a prominent media company and takeover of the nation’s largest-circulation newspaper have raised new fears of a press under assault by the administration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
“As of today, the constitution has been suspended.”Zaman has a daily circulation of more than 600,000, the largest in Turkey.