People gather near a Turkish army tank in Istanbul on July 16, after a group within Turkey's military attempted a coup. Since then, more than 100,000 people been detained, fired or suspended from their jobs on suspicion of sympathizing with or aiding the coup attempt. Defne Karadeniz/Getty Images hide caption

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Fearing Arrest At Home, Turkish Military Officers Seek Asylum In U.S.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (left) met in Istanbul Monday. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Stark Choice For NATO's Turkish Officers: Arrests At Home, Limbo In Europe

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A man holds up the latest copy of Turkey's opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper outside its headquarters after Turkish police reportedly detained the chief editor and at least eight of its senior staff on Monday. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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After Failed Coup, Some Turks Call For Reinstating The Death Penalty

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Turkish Land Forces commander Salih Zeki Colak (right), naval commander Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu (second right) and air force commander Abidin Unal (left) attend a funeral in Ankara on July 18 for police officers killed during the failed July 15 coup attempt. Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Failed Coup, How Will Turkey's Military Cope With All Its Challenges?

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A Turkish special forces police officer stands guard in front of the Istanbul Justice Palace on July 20. Family members of those detained have been gathering outside, hoping for a chance to see their loved ones. Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Fear Grips Turkey Amid Government Crackdown After Failed Coup

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People wave Turkish flags Tuesday as they gather in Taksim Square in Istanbul, protesting against the attempted coup last Friday. The Turkish government accelerated its crackdown on alleged plotters of the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Emrah Gurel/AP hide caption

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Turkey's Post-Coup-Attempt Purge Widens As Arrests And Firings Grow

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People climb on tanks after soldiers occupying Bosphorus Bridge surrendered in Istanbul, Turkey on Saturday. Selami Kucukoglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo of a TV screen shows the national broadcast in which Lieutenant Colonel Mamadou Bamba announced that the "National Democratic Council" is now in charge of Burkina Faso. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the National Reform Council at Parliament House in Bangkok on Sunday following a vote to reject the new draft constitution they spent nine months writing. Narong Sangnak/EPA/Landov hide caption

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President Pierre Nkurunziza makes a brief statement at the presidential palace in Bujumbura, Burundi, on Sunday. In his first appearance since a failed coup against his government, Nkurunziza, didn't mention the unrest. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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The Office of the Attorney-General of Thailand holds a news conference on Thursday about the Supreme Court's decision to accept a criminal charge against Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Li Mangmang/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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