>> Another round of mass arrests in Turkey as the government cracks down on media and civil servants they suspect of being involved in last July's attempted coup. State media say dozens of staff from the Energy and Education ministries were detained on Tuesday. I'm Reuters' correspondent Emily Wither outside Istanbul's main courthouse.
The arrest came after a decision was made here to jail the online editor of the opposition newspaper, Cumhuriyet. Pending a trial on charges of spreading terrorist propaganda, he joins dozens of journalists from one of Turkeys oldest newspapers, already behind bars facing sentences of up to 43 years in prison.
They stand accused of supporting US based cleric Fethullah Gülen, Ankara accuses him of orchestrating the attempted coup. The Turkish leader, Tayyip Erdoğan who's in Washington meeting with President Donald Trump, is seeking his extradition. At the newspapers' headquarters, a senior columnist from Cumhuriyet says he's reported on three coups, but this one is different.
> He's concerned those detained like his colleagues won't get a fair trial here.
Saying the judges are afraid to make decisions that might not fall in line with the government. Turkey has closed more than 130 media outlets. The government has accused journalists at this paper of being taken over by Gülen's network, unveiling the actions of terrorists groups. Charges the paper continues to deny.