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Erdogan threatens coup plotters

Will rip their heads off, Turkey’s leader says on anniversary

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Thousands of people gather Saturday in Istanbul to celebrate the failure of last year’s July 15 coup attempt.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday vowed to "rip the heads off" of coup plotters and members of terror groups, as Turkey marked the anniversary of a failed coup attempt that 250 people died resisting.

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets the crowd Saturday on the July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge, named to honor the people who died fighting last yea...

Supporters of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cheer Saturday in Istanbul as the nation celebrates the failure of last year’s July 15 coup atte...

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