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Stories for July 16th 2016

  • Saturday, July 16th 2016 - 10:32 UTC

    Five arrests believed to be linked to the Nice killer of 84; another 52 remain in critical condition

    Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel plowed with a truck through crowds marking Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais on Thursday before he was shot dead by police.

    Five people believed to be linked to the man who killed 84 people in Nice are in police custody, the Paris prosecutor's office says. Three arrests were made on Saturday and two on Friday, Le Monde reported. Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel plowed with a truck through crowds marking Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais on Thursday before he was shot dead by police.

  • Saturday, July 16th 2016 - 09:39 UTC

    Military coup fails in Turkey; people take to the streets and expose a divided Army

    After a night of drama and bloodshed, at least 190 people had died, more than 1,150 people were wounded, and hundreds of rebel soldiers arrested

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan battled to regain control over Turkey Saturday after a coup bid by discontented soldiers, as signs grew that the most serious challenge to his 13 years of dominant rule was faltering. After hours of chaos and violence unseen in decades, Erdogan ended uncertainty over his whereabouts, flying into Istanbul airport in the early hours and making a defiant speech cheered by hundreds of supporters.