Ankara (Turkey ) - Turkey’s prime minister says he has sent evidence to the United States to support an extradition request for the exiled cleric Ankara says was behind Friday’s failed coup.
Ankara (Turkey) - Eight Turkish officers who fled after the failed coup attempt in Turkey have claimed asylum in Greece.
Ankara (Turkey) - At a funeral in Istanbul on Sunday for some of the victims of Turkey’s failed coup which was attended by President Tayyip Erdogan some of the mourners chanted “we want the death penalty.”
Ankara (Turkey) - Turkey’s authorities have rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters, including top commanders and foot soldiers, and ordered thousands of judges detained after forces loyal to Erdogan crushed the attempted coup.
Ankara (Turkey) - Amid the spate of arrests and interrogations following Friday’s failed coup in Turkey, some soldiers have been claiming that they initially had no idea that they were taking part in a plan to overthrow the government.
Ankara (Turkey ) - Almost 3000 soldiers, including high-ranking officers, have been arrested in Turkey after an attempted military coup.
Ankara (Turkey) - The Turkish military has released a statement saying they have taken control of the country in the name of democratic order, although the government said that the coup has been organised by a minority group.
Turkey’s president has hinted that Syrian refugees in the country could be offered citizenship.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been speaking at a dinner breaking the Ramadan fast in the border city of Kilis, where the number of refugees is higher than the local Turkish population.
A week on from restoring ties, a Turkish ship has arrived in Israel with 10,000 tons of humanitarian aid bound for Gaza.
The “Lady Leyla” is carrying food, toys and clothes to hand out before the start of of Eid al-Fitr, one of Islam’s major holidays.
Video footage has emerged purporting to show a suspect shooting a plain-clothes policeman at point blank range during Tuesday’s (June 28) gun and bomb attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.