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Turkish employee of US consulate indicted for espionage

ISTANBUL: Turkish prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for a local employee of the US consulate in Istanbul accused of attempting to overthrow the government and espionage. A 78-page indictment on Sunday against Turkish national Metin Topuz, jailed since October 2017, said he was in “very intense contact” with police officers who led a 2013 anti-corruption investigation that implicated top government officials. The Turkish government accused US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen for attempting a “judicial coup” with that…

US consulate car hits, injures motorcyclist in Karachi

KARACHI: A motorcyclist on Monday got wounded after being hit by a vehicle of the United States consulate in Karachi, ARY News reported. A female official of the US consulate was driving the car when this accident took place in front of PIDC building. People surrounded the car which was later brought to a police station for investigation and the foreign woman travelled back to the consulate in another vehicle.  DIG South Javed Odho said the injured bike rider has been identified as a Pakistan Navy employee, who was…