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Turkey demands Obama extradite cleric

Police officers stand guard near the Turkish military headquarters in Ankara.

An attempted coup by the Turkish military collapsed Saturday as forces loyal to the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reasserted control in most areas. More than 250 people reportedly died in the coup attempt and more than 1,000 were injured. Thousands of military personnel were detained.

Late Saturday, Erdogan demanded that U.S. President Barack Obama extradite Fethullah Gulen, a cleric blamed by the Turkish government for fomenting the coup attempt, The Wall Street Journal reported. Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, has denied any responsibility.

Turkish Prime...