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Woman and a man from London charged with terror offences

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A woman and a man from London have been charged with terrorism offences.

Ayfer Yildiz, 45, of St John's Wood, was charged with two counts of encouraging others to commit a terrorist offence.

In a separate prosecution, Alaettin Kalender, 50, from Hackney, has been charged with possessing information useful for terrorist purposes.

The pair will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on 4 October.

Ms Yildiz is accused of distributing two editions of a terrorist publication named Yuruyus in January.

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