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Gunman in Munich Kills 9, Then Himself, the Police Say

MUNICH — A gunman opened fire outside a shopping mall in Munich late on Friday afternoon, killing nine people, wounding 21 and sending Germany’s third-largest city into lockdown as the police scrambled to find what they initially thought were as many as three assailants. By early Saturday, the authorities said ...

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Turkey Pursues Cleric Living in U.S., Blamed as Coup Mastermind

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says that a mild-mannered Muslim cleric living in self-imposed exile in rural Pennsylvania was pulling the strings of a coup attempt last week that almost succeeded in taking over the state, and killing Mr. Erdogan himself. Now, Mr. Erdogan says that many thousands ...

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Vast Purge in Turkey as Thousands Are Detained in Post-Coup Backlash

ISTANBUL — The Turkish government’s crackdown after a military coup attempt widened into a sweeping purge on Monday, cutting a swath through the security services and reaching deeply into the government bureaucracy and political and business classes. The sheer numbers being detained or dismissed were stunning: Nearly 18,000 in all, ...

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As Turkey Coup Unfolded, ‘the Whole Night Felt Like Doomsday’

ISTANBUL — Thousands of soldiers and officers purged from the military. A helicopter shot down over the capital. Hundreds of people lying dead on city streets. As dawn broke Saturday, the citizens of Turkey emerged sleep-deprived and angst-ridden after a night of violence that felt more like life in war-stricken ...

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