Turkey


Turkey coup detainees being tortured - Amnesty International

2016-07-25 07:15

Human rights group Amnesty International says it has "credible evidence" of the abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey's July 15 attempted coup.

Turkey frees 1 200 soldiers

2016-07-23 15:44

Turkey has set free 1 200 soldiers detained after the military coup, a top prosecutor says in the first major release of suspects.

Turkish officers who fled coup get suspended sentences in Greece

2016-07-21 15:27

A Greek court has sentenced eight Turkish military officers who fled last week's failed coup, to suspended two-month prison terms, reports say.

Turkey's Erdogan declares state of emergency

2016-07-20 22:49

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a three-month state of emergency in Turkey in order to hunt down all those deemed to be behind an attempted coup.

Erdogan chairs security council as 50 000 hit by purge

2016-07-20 16:16

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has chaired a crunch security meeting for the first time since the failed coup, as around 50 000 people have either been detained or sacked.

Turkey escalates post-coup purge

2016-07-19 21:24

Turkey has widened its massive post-coup purge to the state education sector after vowing to root out supporters of an exiled cleric.

Germany warns Turkey against reinstating death penalty

2016-07-18 20:08

Germany has warned Turkey against reinstating the death penalty, as it blasted 'revolting scenes of caprice and revenge' in the wake of a failed coup attempt.

Attacker killed in shoot-out outside Ankara courthouse - reports

2016-07-18 16:58

Turkish security forces have killed an armed attacker who shot at them from a vehicle outside the Ankara courthouse where suspects from the failed coup were appearing before judges, reports say.

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WATCH: South African journalist caught in Turkish army raid

Ben Said was in TRT World's Istanbul newsroom when Turkish soldiers stormed in.

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From a failed coup attempt to thousands flooding the streets in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, here are the best images from a weekend of chaos in Turkey.

From a failed coup attempt to thousands flooding the streets in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, here are the best images from a weekend of chaos in Turkey.

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Coup attempt: Turkey detains senior Gulen aide

2016-07-24 16:26

Turkey has detained a senior aide to the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen whom it blames for the coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an official says.

Turkey's Erdogan gets sweeping new powers

2016-07-22 07:17

Turkey will be able to extend detention times for suspects and issue decrees without parliamentary approval under a three-month state of emergency approved by lawmakers following last week's attempted military coup

Erdogan critics glad coup failed, fearful of backlash

2016-07-21 06:48

Three years ago, critics of Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan rallied against him in mass protests now they fear what may come next.

Turk defies tanks, and survives WATCH

2016-07-20 22:16

Video footage from Turkey's botched coup attempt shows a pro-government protester ducking down between the tracks of a speeding tank that passes over him.

Erdogan foe Gulen urges US to reject extradition bid

2016-07-20 10:50

US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen urged Washington to reject Turkey's efforts to extradite him and rejected as "ridiculous" the claim he was behind the past week's coup attempt.

7 held in search of Turkish air base used by US

2016-07-18 22:18

Turkish police have detained seven soldiers after searching a key air base in southern Turkey used by the United States for air raids on ISIS, the state-run Anadolu news agency reports.

Attemped Turkey coup: Major purge widened

2016-07-18 17:35

Turkey has suspended nearly 8 000 police across the country, widening a major purge on suspected supporters of a failed army coup aimed at overthrowing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

EU pushes Turkey on 'rule of law' after coup crackdown

2016-07-18 15:37

Turkey must protect the rule of law as it cracks down after the failed coup, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said, as it appears the government had prepared a list of people to arrest beforehand.

Turkey's failed coup: what we know

2016-07-18 14:23

Some 7 500 people have been detained in Turkey and almost 9 000 officials sacked after a failed coup at the weekend which has stunned the country.

How social media helped defeat the Turkish coup

2016-07-18 09:22

The attempted coup d'etat by a faction of Turkey's armed forces failed for many reasons, including divisions among the military and repeated missteps by the plotters.

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