• In this Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 photo, Can Dundar, right, the editor-in-chief of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, and Erdem Gul, left, the paper's Ankara representative, speak to the media outside a courthouse in Istanbul, Turkey. In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered the two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged arms smuggling to Syria. In May, the Cumhuriyet paper published what it said were images of Turkish trucks carrying ammunition to Syrian militants. (Vedat Arik/Cumhuriyet via AP) TURKEY OUT

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