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Report: Turkey arrests alleged bombers planning attack on gay march

Turkish authorities arrested three suspected suicide bombers from the Islamic State extremist group, alleging they had planned to attack a banned gay-rights march over the weekend, the Dogan news agency reported Wednesday.

Detentions reported as Istanbul enforces march ban during pride week

Security services deployed tear gas Sunday to prevent a group of transgender individuals from staging a march, Turkish media reported, a hint of things to come in a week where gatherings, including the annual gay pride parade, have been banned.