Antiterrorism police units in Istanbul on Tuesday raided dozens of residences, including several college dormitories, in a crackdown on those who participated in widespread antigovernment ... more 
Antiterrorism police units in Istanbul on Tuesday raided dozens of residences, including several college dormitories, in a crackdown on those who participated in widespread antigovernment demonstrations in June, detaining at least 30 people. The Istanbul Bar Association said the police, citing terrorism laws, issued a temporary order withholding legal assistance to the detainees and denying them access to their families. Under those laws, the police can refuse to disclose the identities and ages of the detainees, as well as the charges against them, Panama's president said the country has seized a North Korean-flagged ship carrying what appeared to be ballistic missiles and other arms that had set sail from Cuba on its way to the Pacific. Authorities said clashes between police and Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi left seven protesters dead, the worst outbreak of violence in a week as the Islamist leader's supporters maintain pressure on the military and the interim administration to offer major concessions. less 
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Tue, Jul 16, 2013 4:05 PM EDT