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Turkey discharges generals and orders closure of media outlets after coup

Jul 28, 2016

Turkey discharges generals and orders closure of media outlets after coup

Turkey said it was discharging 149 generals and ordering the closure of dozens of media outlets in the wake of the failed coup. #Media #NewsTracker #Turkey #Coup #Fethullah Gulen #Army generals #Military Council
Post-coup crackdown not over, says Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim

Jul 27, 2016

Post-coup crackdown not over, says Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim

Turkey's prime minister on Wednesday warned that the crackdown following a failed coup was not over, as authorities issued arrest warrants for dozens of former newspaper staff. #US #TheySaidIt #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Binali Yildirim #Turkey coup attempt
At least 44 killed in attack on Syrian town near Turkish border

Jul 27, 2016

At least 44 killed in attack on Syrian town near Turkish border

At least 44 are dead after an attack Wednesday on the town of Qamishli in north-eastern Syria. #Syria #NewsTracker #Turkey #Syrian civil war #kurdish #Rami Abdel Rahman #Qamishli
Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists, including staff at Fethullah Gulen's newspaper

Jul 27, 2016

Turkey orders detention of 47 more journalists, including staff at Fethullah Gulen's newspaper

Turkey has ordered the detention of a further 47 journalists on Wednesday, a government official said, part of a widening crackdown on supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding a failed military coup #NewsTracker #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Ankara #Muslim cleric #Fethullah Gulen #Zaman
Wary of turmoil in holiday hotspots, Germans flock to 'safe' Denmark | Reuters

Jul 27, 2016

Wary of turmoil in holiday hotspots, Germans flock to 'safe' Denmark | Reuters

COPENHAGEN Put off by militant violence and political upheaval in traditional sun-and-sea holiday hotspots like Tunisia and Turkey, German tourists are flocking to nearby Denmark this summer counting on peace and quiet within secure borders. Denmark is part of Europe's passport-free Schengen travel zone, but it reinstated temporary border controls late last year in reaction to a wave of migrants sweeping across the continent from the Middle East and North Africa #Middle East #markets #Norway #Turkey #Belgium
Turkey detains 42 journalists as President Erdogan's crackdown following failed coup continues

Jul 25, 2016

Turkey detains 42 journalists as President Erdogan's crackdown following failed coup continues

Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union #NewsTracker #European Union #Turkey #Amnesty International #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Jean-Claude Juncker #Binali Yildirim
Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after coup | Reuters

Jul 25, 2016

Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together after coup | Reuters

ISTANBUL Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, rallied together on Sunday in support of democracy following a failed military coup as President Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on the country. #India #Europe #Education #Crime #United Kingdom #Turkey #article
Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after coup | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Turkey ruling, opposition parties to rally together after coup | Reuters

ISTANBUL Supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, were set to rally together on Sunday in support of democracy following a failed military coup as President Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on the country. In another demonstration of unity after the coup, which was staged by a faction within the armed forces, the head of Turkey's air force issued a rare statement stressing "absolute obedience" to the chief of the military General Staff. #India #Business #Middle East #Argentina #United Kingdom #Turkey #article
Turkey coup attempt: President Erdogan gains upper hand in power struggle

Jul 24, 2016

Turkey coup attempt: President Erdogan gains upper hand in power struggle

Turkey is caught in a power struggle between former Islamist allies which is shaking democratic institutions and raises questions about its future path. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Turkey #Iraq #Justice and Development Party #islamic-state #Fethullah Gulen #Turkey coup attempt
Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup - state media | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup - state media | Reuters

ISTANBUL Turkish authorities have detained a nephew of Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating last weekend's failed military coup, the state news agency Anadolu reported on Saturday. Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since 1999 but has an extensive network of schools, charities and followers in Turkey and elsewhere, denies any involvement in the July 15 coup attempt, in which at least 246 people were killed. His nephew, Muhammed Sait Gulen, was detained in the northeastern Turkish city of Erzurum and will be brought to the capital Ankara for questioning, Anadolu reported #Europe #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Turkey