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Turkey orders detentions of 110 soldiers on suspected Gulen links

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:03 GMT

Ankara's chief prosecutor ordered the detention of 110 soldiers from the air force on Friday for suspected links to a U.S.-based cleric

Turkey to lift state of emergency next week

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 12:20 GMT

Turkey will lift the state of emergency introduced after a failed 2016 coup and which granted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government greater powers.

UN calls for Turkey to end state of emergency, halt violations

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 09:51 GMT

The United Nations called on Turkey on Tuesday to end the state of emergency in place since July 2016 that it said had led to widespread human rights violations.

Turkey orders detention of 120 army personnel over Gulen links - Anadolu

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 07:20 GMT

A Turkish prosecutor issued detention warrants for 120 suspects from the military, the state-run Anadolu agency said on Thursday.

Turkey detains 172 in probe targeting Gulen network in army

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 04:09 GMT

Turkish police detained 172 people in the latest operation targeting supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the arm.

Turkish family of PakTurk Schools director abducted in Pakistan

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

Turkish family of PakTurk Schools director has been abducted by authorities in the eastern city of Lahore, HRCP said.

Turkey jails 14 lawyers representing imprisoned hunger strikers

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 12:59 GMT

A Turkish court on Thursday jailed on terror charges 14 lawyers representing two detained teachers who have been on hunger strike for six months after being sacked.

Turkey starts trial of 30 newspaper staff for links to coup

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 05:16 GMT

Thirty journalists from a Turkish newspaper went on trial on Monday, facing life sentences over charges that they had links to a failed coup attempt.

Turkey orders 79 school employees detained in post-coup probe: NTV

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 11:29 GMT

Turkish authorities issued detention warrants for 79 former school employees on Wednesday over alleged links to last year’s failed military coup.

How has Erdoğan benefitted from the failed coup?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 01:03 GMT

Erdoğan’s exploited attempted coup to bolster his power.

Turkey seeks arrest of 35 media workers over alleged Gulen links

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 12:57 GMT

Turkish authorities issued arrest warrants for 35 employees of media groups on suspicion of links to the alleged mastermind of the failed 2016 coup Fethullah Gulen.

Turkey fires 1,519 Imams in crackdown on opposition

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 - 02:18 GMT

Turkey dismissed about 1,519 Imams and staffers from the Directorate of Religious Affairs over alleged links to terrorism on Sunday.

Exclusive: Interview with Fethullah Gülen, home sickness and fabricated coup

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 01:14 GMT

It is not easy to find a Turkish political dissident old man who is being chased by regimes and terrorist organizations from all over the world.

Turkey faces political, economic turmoil under emergency state

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 - 07:20 GMT

The State of Emergency has been extended for four times in Turkey since the coup attempt.

Cleric Gulen says he would not flee U.S. to avoid extradition to Turkey

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 04:50 GMT

Fethullah Gulen, says he has no plans to flee the United States and would accept extradition if Washington agrees to a request by Ankara to hand him over.

Turkey jails local head of Amnesty pending trial in post-coup probe -group

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 - 02:07 GMT

Turkish authorities jailed local chairman of Amnesty International pending trial over charges of "membership of a terrorist organisation"

Turkey Amnesty head charged over alleged Gulen links

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 - 02:04 GMT

The head of Amnesty International in Turkey was charged late Friday over suspected links to the movement of a Muslim cleric blamed by authorities.

Turkey detains dozens of former bourse staff over Gulen links: media

Fri, 12 May 2017 - 06:32 GMT

Turkish police detained 53 former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange

Turkish authorities expel more than 3,900 from civil service in latest purge

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 06:10 GMT

Turkish authorities have expelled more than 3,900 people from the civil service, military and gendarmerie, the government said in its Official Gazette on Saturday.