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Turkey Has Made Clear To U.S. That Gulen Behind Coup Plot

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Turkey’s foreign minister said on Saturday he had made clear in a call with U.S. counterpart John Kerry that followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen were behind a coup attempt, but had not directly discussed the cleric’s possible extradition. A faction of the armed forces, deemed by the government as …

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Oil Prices Rise as Big Producers Plan to Discuss Output

Pump jacks are seen at the Lukoil company owned Imilorskoye oil field, as the sun sets, outside the West Siberian city of Kogalym, Russia, January 25, 2016. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Oil prices rose above $40 a barrel on Wednesday, driven by anticipation that the world’s largest exporters could agree this month to freeze production and help erode the largest global build in unwanted crude in years. Producers in and outside the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries plan to meet …

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