Turkish Rally Highlights Unity Against Coup, But Little Else

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A rally organized by Turkey’s main opposition party Sunday in Istanbul turned into a rare show of national unity as rival political groups joined in to denounce the July 15 attempted coup. Yet conversations with people in the crowd showed a nation divided over where to go next.

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