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Turkey Charges Nine, Frees Seven in NATO Bomb Plot

Turkish police probing an alleged plot to bomb a NATO summit in Istanbul next month said on Tuesday nine men had been charged with belonging to an illegal organization and seven others had been released. President Bush, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and French President Jacques Chirac are among dozens of Western leaders due to attend the summit in Turkey’s largest city on June 28-29. A police spokesman said the nine men charged by a state security court are believed to belong to Ansar al-Islam, a banned militant Islamist group. They were detained on April 29 in the city of Bursa, 250 km (160 miles) south of Istanbul. Full Story

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