Turkey jails hundreds for life over 2016 failed coup attempt

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    Hundreds of people have been given life sentences for attempting to topple Turkey’s government four years ago, a defining moment in the rule of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It is one of the biggest cases related to the failed coup, during which more than 250 people were killed. Al Jazeera’s Sinem Koseoglu reports from Istanbul, Turkey. –

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    Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian Peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan Peninsula in Southeastern Europe.

    Istanbul, which straddles Europe and Asia, is the country’s largest city, while Ankara is the capital. The majority of the population identifies as Turkish, around 20% identify as Kurdish.

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