Turkey's government wants a 3 month extension of emergency rule

Get the Full StoryThomson ReutersANKARA Reuters - The Turkish government sent a request to parliament on Monday to extend the period of emergency rule imposed after last July's failed coup attempt, a statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said.

It said the cabinet requested that parliament extend emergency rule by three months from Wednesday.

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