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U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, the main suspect behind the bloody July 15 coup attempt, is more dangerous than former al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Turkish EU minister has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said one of the coup soldiers who held Turkey’s chief-of-staff hostage on July 15 during a bloody uprising told the military head to call Fethullah Gülen.
The Socialist Group in the Council of Europe has announced that it supports Turkish main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) meeting to be held in Istanbul on July 24.
A decree law released as part of the state of emergency declared late on July 20 following a failed coup increases the legal duration of detention up to 30 days from the current two, as it also orders closure of a number of schools.
The opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will organize a rally against the July 15 failed coup attempt in the Sultangazi district of Istanbul. The rally, titled “No to Coups, Democracy Now,” will be organized on July 23 at 1:30 p.m.
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has decided to join the anti-coup rally to be held by the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) in Istanbul on July 24, a senior party official has said
Turkey’s Supreme Military Council is expected to meet next week to discuss the army’s restructuring in the aftermath of the failed attempted coup, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said
Turkey’s performance in implementing the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) was reviewed by a United Nations committee on July 13
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on July 19 called on Turkish authorities to respond to the attempted coup by reinforcing the protection of human rights and by strengthening democratic institutions and checks and balances
Daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar had been honored with the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) 2016 International Press Freedom Award, along with three other journalists from Egypt, India and El Salvador, the organization has announced
Not too much of the forest cover in the southern province of Antalya has been burnt in comparison to last year following a massive wildfire, Turkish Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu has said
Scores of people are being evacuated from two neighborhoods in Turkey’s popular Mediterranean destination of Antalya, as a massive forest fire has spread from Adrasan towards the little-known getaway of Olimpos, which is admired by alternative holiday seekers
Turkey’s Environment and Urban Planning Ministry has permitted the construction of a 12-story hotel near Kurbağalıdere Creek, a central stream located in Istanbul’s Kadıköy district which frequently makes headlines for its excessive pollution
Commercial electric power was restored on July 22 to a Turkish air base used by U.S. forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a week after it was interrupted during a failed coup attempt
For the average İzmir resident, one of the noteworthy events of the night of July 15, when people took to the streets to avert the coup attempt, was the destruction of one of the clocks in İzmir’s turn-of-the-century clock tower. But a watchmaker saved the symbol of İzmir
A Syrian refugee was shot by coup plotting soldiers during the July 15 failed coup attempt. Omer Halid Dervise, 21, is still in coma, his brother told Anadolu Agency on July 22
The Turkish Education Ministry is set to close over 600 private education institutions allegedly linked to the outlawed Gülen movement, as the massive crackdown continues on the followers of the organization who have infiltrated into a number of public institutions, as well as the military and the judiciary
Three coup plotting soldiers have been arrested for rolling over and killing five people while operating a tank in Istanbul’s Esenler district during the July 15 failed coup attempt
Establishing a special court to try suspects accused of plotting the failed July 15 coup attempt is not a necessity, Turkey’s justice minister has said
Turkey has denied claims that Saudi Arabia and Qatar were not troubled with the July 15 failed coup attempt aimed to overthrow the Turkish government
The top diplomats of Turkey and the U.S. are expected to meet in Washington this week to continue discussions on the extradition of self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen, believed to be the mastermind behind the failed coup attempt in Turkey that cost the lives of at least 208 people
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his Turkish counterpart on July 19 discussed the importance of Turkey’s İncirlik Air Base in the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Pentagon has said
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