Turkey

Former Turkish Army Chief Sentenced to Life For Attempt to Overthrow Government

Led army from 2006 to 2008

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Turkey's former army chief, Gen Ilker Basbug, has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of plotting to overthrow the government.

Gen Basbug was among dozens of people convicted in the long-running trial of more than 270 military officers, lawyers, academics and journalists.