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Turkey dismisses thousands of police and civil servants

Turkey's government has issued a new executive decree under the ongoing state of emergency imposed after last year's failed coup, dismissing more than 7,000 police, civil servants and academics.

A total of 7,563 people -- including police -- have been dismissed in the latest purge, the Anadolu news agency reported.  Read more.

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