Thursday, July 3, 2008

Group planned gradual coup in Turkey: papers

A shadowy, ultra-nationalist illegal organization planned a gradual coup to unseat the Turkish government, documents seized in recent raids showed, newspaper Sabah said on Thursday. Police arrested 21 people on Tuesday, including two retired generals and several other retired army officers, for suspected links to the so-called Ergenekon group, shaking Turkish financial markets and increasing political tensions. More...

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