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The trial has opened in Turkey of alleged “post-modern coup” plotters accused of toppling the government 16 years ago.
Ismail Hakki Karadayi, former chief of general staff, is among the 103 suspects, 37 of them in jail, who will be asked to defend themselves at an Ankara court against accusations of “overthrowing the Turkish government by force”. 270 more words
The sweeping life sentences given to close to 200 may mark the final ascendancy of Erdogan’s Islamists over the country’s secularists.
A Turkish criminal court 305 more words