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S Arabia to close 8 Turkish schools in country by end of 2021

The Saudi Arabian administration has decided to terminate the activities of 8 Turkish schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education operating in the capital Riyadh and other provinces at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year, according to information gathered by diplomatic sources on April 28. 

Turkish Riot Police Break Up Istanbul Student Protest

Turkish protesters flee riot police in Istanbul on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE/TOLGA BOZOGLU.

The number of students detained is not yet known but it is estimated to be in the hundreds. Police chased fleeing protesters through the streets of Kadikoy, and journalists and local residents were also injured during the crackdown.

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