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Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces Saturday, 30 Jul 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (Reuters) - 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.  Full Article

Militants storm Iraq gas compressor station: security sources 1:14am EDT 

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Militants stormed a gas facility in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing four workers and planting several explosives before security forces managed to regain control, security sources said.  Full Article  

Hong Kong pro-independence candidate disqualified from election Saturday, 30 Jul 2016 

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A member of the pro-independence Hong Kong National Party has been disqualified from running in next month's Legislative Council elections after he declined to sign a controversial new form saying the city is an "inalienable" part of China.  Full Article