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2 Turkish Military Officers Given Life Terms for Coup Attempt

A Turkish court on Thursday sentenced two military officers to life in prison for their alleged roles in last year's failed coup attempt. The verdict handed down in Erzurum, in eastern Turkey, was the first ruling related to the plot to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last July. Many more trials are expected in the coming months, in what is seen as the biggest legal process in Turkish history. Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reported the two defendants, Staff...

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