Turkish police raid 49 cities, detain over 300 soldiers over links to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen
Turkish police have launched raids in 49 cities to detain over 300 soldiers accused of links to the group blamed for last year's attempted coup, state media reported Wednesday.
A mass trial in Turkey is set to resume of more than 220 suspects accused of being among ringleaders of last year's coup bid to unseat Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 35 local authority officials in Istanbul over alleged ties to last year's failed coup, state media reported.
Turkey's parliament voted on Monday to renew a state of emergency in effect since last year's failed coup attempt sparked the biggest crackdown in the country's modern history.
Turkey is commemorating the first anniversary of quashing last summer's coup attempt with events over the weekend in Istanbul and Ankara
Turkey's official news agency says Amnesty International's chairman in the country has been formally arrested pending trial on charges of membership in a terror group.
Turkish magazine editors sentenced to 22 years, six months for provoking rebellion against government
After the crackdown on the freedom of press courtesy a failed coup in 2016, an Istanbul court sentenced two magazine chiefs to 22 years and six months in prison for fomenting an armed rebellion against the government, media reports said on Monday.
The first trials of the thousands of suspects arrested in the wake of Turkey's failed 15 July coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will begin in early 2017, the chief Ankara prosecutor said on Thursday.
Courts in Turkey have placed 32,000 suspects under arrest ahead of trial on charges of links to a group run by US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen who is blamed for the 15 July coup, the justice minister said on Wednesday.
Over 270 people died in the July 15 attempted putsch and developments since have strained relations between Turkey and many of its Nato allies.
Turkey police launched a vast operation on Thursday against businesses suspected of financing US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding last month's attempted coup.
Turkey has issued a decree that will pave the way for the conditional release of some 38,000 prisoners in an apparent move to reduce its prison population to make space for coup plotters.
Turkey has undergone a seismic shift since the night of violence when renegade soldiers sought to topple Erdogan but were stopped by crowds of civilians and loyalist security forces. At least 270 people were killed on both sides.
Turkey has arrested a key aide to the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who was accused by Ankara of plotting the failed coup attempt, local media reported on Saturday.
Under heightened police powers, suspects can now be held without charge for one month, up from 4 days. Turkey will be in a state of emergency for 3 months
The Turkish government notified the Strasbourg-based Council of Europe (CoE) on Thursday that it intends to temporarily suspend the European Convention on Human Rights in the country.
Despite once-warm ties, Syria and Turkey have become arch-foes since Erdogan sided with the opposition against Assad when the uprising began.
A Turkish official in Cambodia Wednesday called for the closure of schools it says are linked to the cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in Turkey.
If the United States agrees to return Fethullah Gülen – the US-based Islamic cleric and leader of the global Gülen movement – to Turkey, it could be the start of a whole new offensive in the war against terrorism.
Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in exile in the US, has implied that the failed coup attempt in Turkey could have been orchestrated and staged by President Erdogan.