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Turkey cracks down on militants amid bombings ahead of NATO summit

Turkish police arrested several suspected militants from underground organisations ahead of next week’s NATO summit in Istanbul, amid security fears heightened by a second bomb explosion in the city. No one was injured when a small time-controlled bomb attached to a banner with an anti-NATO message exploded in the European quarter of Istanbul as bomb disposal squads were sealing off the area, a police spokesman said. Tension has been high in Istanbul since Thursday, when four people were killed and 21 injured in an explosion that ripped through a crowded public bus in the European quarter of the city. Turkish authorities said a left-wing militant long sought by police for two other bomb attacks was behind the explosion. Full Story

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