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UPDATE: Twenty-one acquitted in high-profile Turkey coup trial: TV

21 of 275 suspects in military coup against Turkish government are acquitted

AFP , Monday 5 Aug 2013
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A Turkish court on Monday acquitted 21 suspects in the trial of 275 people including a former army chief accused of plotting to overthrow the country's Islamic-rooted government, the private NTV television reported.

The high-profile case is seen as a key test in Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's showdown with secularist and military opponents.

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