Coup Purge: Turkey Ousts Only Christian Mayor

The only Christian mayor in Turkey, a U.S. NATO ally, has been removed as part of a purge by the ruling Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following an abortive coup earlier this year.

Februniye Akyol(25), Co-Mayor of the southeastern city of Mardin, TURKEY 27/02/2015 /LEJOURNAL_103130/Credit:EMIN OZMEN/LE JOURNAL/SIPA/1503111047 (Sipa via AP Images)