Turkish school in CAR fights Ankara's shutdown bid

2018-08-21 14:37

Turkey is ramping up pressure worldwide to shut down schools close to a network that it accuses of terrorism. But it is facing unusual resistance in the Central African Republic, one of the poorest and most vulnerable countries in the world.

Turkey fires 100 more judges, prosecutors in anti-Gulen purge

2017-05-06 09:50

Turkey's judicial authorities have announced the sacking of over 100 more judges and prosecutors deemed to be followers of the alleged mastermind of the July 15 failed coup, in a purge that shows no sign of letting up.

Germany launches probe into Turkey's 'intolerable spying'

2017-03-29 06:12

German prosecutors have announced an investigation into claims that Turkish agents are spying on alleged followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gulen in Germany.

British PM reaches $125m jet deal in Turkey

2017-01-28 23:05

Turkey and Britain have signed a deal to jointly build fighter jets during Prime Minister Theresa May's visit to Ankara.

Turkey's ruling party orders purge

2016-08-06 12:03

Turkey's ruling party has ordered a purge from its ranks of supporters of US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of plotting last month's failed coup.

Gulen extradition bid looms over US-Turkey ties

2016-08-03 22:23

Turkey's insistence that the US extradites a Pennsylvania-based Turkish cleric, Gethullah Gulen, is causing tension among Nato allies.

Erdogan calls on US to extradite preacher Gulen in Istanbul speech

2016-07-16 21:08

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the United States to extradite the preacher Fethullah Gulen, who he accuses of masterminding the failed coup, to face justice in Turkey.


Turkey denies report of plan to kidnap cleric Gulen from US

2017-11-12 23:26

Turkey has dismissed as "ludicrous and groundless" a report that Turkish officials may have discussed kidnapping a U.S.-based Muslim cleric in exchange for millions of dollars

Turkey dismisses 45 more judges, prosecutors

2017-04-04 05:19

Turkish authorities have dismissed 45 more judges and prosecutors in the latest purge within the judiciary following last July's failed coup, state media reports.

German police raid homes of Turkish imams

2017-02-15 20:02

German police have raided the homes of four Turkish Muslim preachers suspected of spying for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.

EU, US have little leverage as Turkish democracy backslides

2016-11-21 19:24

Since quashing a July coup attempt, Turkey's president has used extraordinary powers from a state of emergency to arrest and purge thousands of opponents

Turkey issues warrant for preacher Gulen

2016-08-04 20:22

Turkey has issued a formal arrest warrant for US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen after the July 15 coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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.

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