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People try to protect themselves as riot and paramilitary police officers fire tear gas and use water cannons to disperse protesters outside the Silivri jail complex in Silivri, Turkey, on Monday, August 5, 2013, near where verdicts in the Ergenekon trial are being handed down. (AP Photo)


Former military chief gets life sentence in Turkey

Former military chief gets life sentence in Turkey

Istanbul, AP—In a landmark trial, scores of people—including Turkey’s former military chief, politicians and journalistswere convicted on Monday of plotting to overthrow Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s government soon after it came to power in 2002....