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Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces

ANKARA, Turkey Turkey will shut down its military academies and put the armed forces under the command of the defense minister, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday in a move designed to bring the military under tighter government control after a failed coup.

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EU's Juncker sees 'great risk' to migrant deal with Turkey: paper

ZURICH European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is concerned that a deal struck with Turkey in March on handling a wave of migrants bound for Europe could collapse, he told an Austrian newspaper.

Turkey 2:02pm EDT

Scores of families leave besieged Aleppo under Russia-Damascus plan

BEIRUT More than 150 civilians, mostly women and children, left besieged eastern parts of Aleppo through a safety zone that Moscow and its Syrian ally say they have set up to evacuate people trapped in opposition-held areas. | Video

United Nations, Syria 4:27pm EDT

Hundreds in Canada protest death of black man, demand change

OTTAWA More than 500 people rallied in Canada's capital on Saturday to protest the death of a mentally ill black man following an arrest, marching against what they see as race-based police brutality in a country that prides itself for being tolerant.

8:18pm EDT

China says protected rights of jailed Tibetan monk who died

BEIJING China protected the rights of a Tibetan monk who died in prison, the country's foreign ministry said, responding to claims by the monk's niece that he was tortured.

China 10:04pm EDT

Brazil authorities arrest man wanted by Bosnia for war crimes since 1992

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian authorities on Saturday arrested a man wanted since 1992 for allegedly committing war crimes during fighting that raged in the former Yugoslavia.

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