politics

The everyday app that help Erdogan beat the coup

LONDON —  The president's address to a distraught nation in the midst of a surprise military coup was being interrupted, not by gunshots or protestors, but an incoming call.  On Saturday at half-past-midnight, Nuh Yilmaz, press officer for Turkey's national intelligence agency, called CNN Türk anchor Hande Firat on her mobile phone. He didn't realize that he was interrupting a FaceTime call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. [...]
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