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The Latest: Turkey detains more judges and military officers

  • Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks after an emergency meeting of the government in Ankara, Turkey, late Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Erdogan on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a botched coup attempt, declaring he would rid the military of the "virus" of subversion and give the government sweeping powers to expand a crackdown that has already included mass arrests and the closure of hundreds of schools. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks after an emergency meeting of the government in Ankara, Turkey, late Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Erdogan on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a botched coup attempt, declaring he would rid the military of the "virus" of subversion and give the government sweeping powers to expand a crackdown that has already included mass arrests and the closure of hundreds of schools. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • A street vendor sells flags, some showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in central Istanbul, Thursday, July 21, 2016. President Erdogan on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a botched coup attempt, declaring he would rid the military of the "virus" of subversion and giving the government sweeping powers to expand a crackdown that has already included mass arrests and the closure of hundreds of schools. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    A street vendor sells flags, some showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in central Istanbul, Thursday, July 21, 2016. President Erdogan on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency following a botched coup attempt, declaring he would rid the military of the "virus" of subversion and giving the government sweeping powers to expand a crackdown that has already included mass arrests and the closure of hundreds of schools. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)  (The Associated Press)

  • A Turkish military officer is transferred to a court hall in the city of Alexandroupolis, northern Greece, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece a board a helicopter during an attempted coup in their country are testifying in court during their trial on charges of entering Greece illegally. Turkey is seeking their return to stand trial for participation in Friday’s coup attempt. The eight deny any involvement and have applied for asylum, saying they fear for their lives if returned. (Antonis Pasvantis/InTime News via AP)

    A Turkish military officer is transferred to a court hall in the city of Alexandroupolis, northern Greece, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece a board a helicopter during an attempted coup in their country are testifying in court during their trial on charges of entering Greece illegally. Turkey is seeking their return to stand trial for participation in Friday‚Äôs coup attempt. The eight deny any involvement and have applied for asylum, saying they fear for their lives if returned. (Antonis Pasvantis/InTime News via AP)  (The Associated Press)

The Latest on the situation in Turkey after the failed military coup last week (all times local):

10:40 a.m.

Turkish state media say a further 32 judges and two military officers have been detained by authorities during the crackdown on alleged conspirators following last week's failed coup.

The detentions reported Thursday by Anadolu news agency come hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency that is expected to expand the crackdown.

Already, nearly 10,000 people have been arrested while hundreds of schools have been closed. And nearly 60,000 civil service employees have been dismissed from their posts since the failed coup Friday.

The Turkish government has laid the blame for the coup on a movement led by a U.S-based Turkish cleric.

The Turkish Parliament is meeting later to approve Erdogan's proposed state of emergency.

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10:00 a.m.

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Turkey's state of emergency should only last as long as it's "absolutely necessary."

A day after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a three-month state of emergency following last week's failed coup, Steinmeier said it's important that "the rule of law, a sense of proportion and commensurability are preserved."

In a statement Thursday, Steinmeier said it's in Turkey's interest to "keep the state of emergency only for the duration that is absolutely necessary and then immediately end it."

Erdogan, who had been accused of autocratic conduct even before this week's tough crackdown, said the state of emergency would counter threats to Turkey.

Steinmeier said action should only be taken against those with "a provable involvement in punishable actions" and not "an alleged political attitude."