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Breaking News: Military coup attempt in Turkey

Military coup attempt in Turkey

ABC News– An attempted coup is underway by some military officers in the Turkish capital of Ankara, the country’s prime minister said. A group within the military engaged in an attempted coup, said Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. The Bosphorus Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge have been closed and Turkey’s Dogan News Agency reports the national police directorate has…

US Orders Diplomatic, Military Families Out of South Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department and Pentagon are ordering the families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel to leave posts in southern Turkey due to security fears. The two agencies said dependents of American staffers at the U.S. consulate in Adana and the Incirlik air base and two other locations must leave. The so-called “ordered departure” notice means the…