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Spain arrests Hamza Yalçın on Turkish order alleging terrorism

SPAIN ARRESTS HAMZA YALÇIN ON TURKISH ORDER ALLEGING TERRORISM

Spanish police say they have arrested a Turkish-Swedish reporter and writer in Barcelona on an international arrest order from Turkey for alleged terrorism.

Barcelona National Police spokesman Jose Antonio Nin said Tuesday Hamza Yalçın was detained at Barcelona airport Aug. 3 and is now being held pending an extradition hearing. He said Yalçın has been handed over to National Court authorities.

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