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Plainclothes police officers disconnect a camera of Kanalturk TV at the Kanalturk and Bugun TV building in Istanbul, Turkey, October 28, 2015 (Reuters)
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Turkish riot police clash with protesters near the headquarters of Bugun newspaper and Kanalturk television station in Istanbul during a demonstration against the Turkish government's crackdown on media outlets on October 28, 2015 (AFP)
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Turkish riot police clash with protesters near the headquarters of Bugun newspaper and Kanalturk television station in Istanbul during a demonstration against the Turkish government's crackdown on media outlets on October 28, 2015 (AFP)
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Employees block the door as riot police try to enter Kanalturk and Bugun TV building in Istanbul, Turkey, October 28, 2015 (Reuters)
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Supporters of Gulen movement wave Turkish flags during a protest outside the Kanalturk and Bugun TV building in Istanbul, Turkey, October 28, 2015 (Reuters)
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Riot police use a water cannon as they confront protesters near the headquarters of a media company with alleged linked to a government critic, where police enforced a court order to seize the business, in Istanbul, Oct. 28, 2015 (AP)
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Police detain a protester as they confront protesters near the headquarters of a media company with alleged linked to a government critic, where police enforced a court order to seize the business, in Istanbul, Oct. 28, 2015 (AP)
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Turkish protesters shout slogans outside the headquarters of Bugun newspaper and Kanalturk television station in Istanbul during a demonstration against the Turkish government's crackdown on media outlets on October 28, 2015 (AFP)
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A Turkish riot policeman stands guard outside the headquarters of Bugun newspaper and Kanalturk television station in Istanbul during a protest against the Turkish government's crackdown on media outlets on October 28, 2015 (AFP)
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Riot police surrounded the headquarters of opposition television stations and newspapers in Istanbul, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2017 (AP)
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Riot police detain a protester as they confront protesters near the headquarters of a media company with alleged linked to a government critic, where police enforced a court order to seize the business, in Istanbul, Oct. 28, 2015 (AP)
Oct
29

Riot police firing teargas and water cannons stormed the Istanbul offices of two television stations linked to a bitter Erdogan rival and pulled the plug Wednesday, triggering brawls with staff and demonstrations in Istanbul

Two Turkish papers critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan failed to appear on newsstands Thursday, a day after riot police stormed their sister television stations and forced them off air.

The action has provoked alarm among Turkey's Western allies and global rights groups over the state of media freedom just days before the country's most crucial election in years.

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Allen
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Erdogan's Turkey
Unstable thanks to its terrorist supporting leadership.
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