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Closing in Istanbul bombing trial

Lawyers for al Qaeda suspects to make final arguments. Lawyers for suspected members of a Turkish al Qaeda cell were to make their closing arguments Thursday in the Istanbul bombing trial. Prosecutors have asked for life sentences for four Islamic militants among the group who are suspected of being the chief plotters of the November 2003 blasts, in which four suicide bombers driving bomb-laden trucks killed 57 people. The first of the attacks targeted the British Consulate and the local headquarters of the London-based HSBC bank. Five days later, assailants targeted two synagogues. Full Story

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