Middle East

Turkish coup leader, former president, Evren dies at 97

In this Oct. 5, 2005 file photo, Kenan Evren, the leader of Turkey's 1980 military coup and former president, left, listens to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a funeral ceremony for Nurettin Ersin, former Land Force commander and one of five members of the military junta formed after the coup, at the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara, Turkey. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File])





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