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Turkish Court Upholds Convictions of Top Officers Over Coup Plot

Turkey's appeals court upheld convictions on Wednesday of top retired military officers for leading a plot to overthrow Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government a decade ago, in a case underlining civilian dominance over a once all-powerful army.   Relatives of the retired officers wept after the ruling and a defense lawyer said he would take the case to Europe's top human rights court.   The judges overturned convictions of dozens of less prominent defendants ...

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