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US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

US tells citizens in Zimbabwe to 'shelter' amid uncertainty

The US embassy in Zimbabwe today warned its citizens in the country to "shelter in place" due to "ongoing political uncertainty" as the crisis threatening President Robert Mugabe's government deepened.

Nov 15, 2017, 07:40 AM IST

Venezuela President threatens opposition over 'coup'

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has threatened his opponents would face "consequences" for their latest efforts to oust him, reviving his claim that he was the victim of a "coup" attempt.

Jan 11, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Thousand fired in new wave of Turkey coup purges

Ankara blames the coup plot on US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen and says an unrelenting campaign is needed to root out his influence from public life.
 

Jan 07, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

Turkey jails two commanders for life in first ruling over coup attempt

Two senior Turkish military officers were jailed for life on Thursday for involvement in July`s failed coup attempt that killed almost 250 people, marking the first conviction related to the putsch, news agencies said.

Jan 05, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Turkey fires another 10,000 civil servants in post-coup crackdown

Turkey fires another 10,000 civil servants in post-coup crackdown

Turkish authorities have fired over 10,000 additional civil servants as the government presses a crackdown over the failed July coup, the official gazette said.

Oct 30, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

Turkey orders detention of 166 people in coup-related operation: Media

Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Friday for 166 people including police chiefs, state media reported, launching a fresh operation linked to July`s attempted coup which Ankara blames on followers of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

Oct 07, 2016, 12:52 PM IST
US will help bring Turkey coup plotters to justice: President Barack Obama

US will help bring Turkey coup plotters to justice: President Barack Obama

The United States is committed to bringing the perpetrators of the attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to justice, President Barack Obama said Sunday.

Sep 04, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Turkey removes more than 10,000 security personnel, academics in purge

Turkish authorities have suspended about 8,000 security personnel and more than 2,000 academics, adding to a purge of people suspected of having links to perpetrators of a failed coup, the Official Gazette said on Friday.

Sep 02, 2016, 09:06 AM IST

Turkey has shown no evidence of Gulen coup role: US

Turkey accuses US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of masterminding the bloody putsch attempt from rural Pennsylvania.

Aug 24, 2016, 20:00 PM IST

Turkey's Erdogan says US has ''no excuse'' to keep coup suspect Gulen

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan​ on Wednesday said he would tell US Vice President Joe Biden that Washington has "no excuse" for not handing over the Pennsylvania-based cleric blamed for last month`s failed coup.

Aug 24, 2016, 15:35 PM IST
Joe Biden to visit Turkey; exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen on top of agenda

Joe Biden to visit Turkey; exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen on top of agenda

Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused of planning an attempted military coup in July, will be on the top agenda when US Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey on August 24.

Aug 21, 2016, 14:42 PM IST
Turkish Police raids 44 firms in coup probe, to detain executives: Report

Turkish Police raids 44 firms in coup probe, to detain executives: Report

The companies were accused of giving financial support to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating the July 15 putsch.

Aug 16, 2016, 11:31 AM IST

Turkey warns EU it is making 'serious mistakes' over failed coup

Erdogan and many Turks have been incensed by what they see as the undue concern of Europe over a crackdown after the abortive July 15 coup attempt.

Aug 11, 2016, 04:03 AM IST
Turkish admiral seeks asylum in US after coup bid: Report

Turkish admiral seeks asylum in US after coup bid: Report

Turkish authorities have ousted thousands of military personnel including nearly half its generals and admirals.

Aug 10, 2016, 17:15 PM IST
Turkey`s Erdogan accuses West of `supporting terror, coup plotters`

Turkey`s Erdogan accuses West of `supporting terror, coup plotters`

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames the coup plot on the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen.

Aug 02, 2016, 18:20 PM IST

Erdogan wants Army under President's control after coup: Turkish official

Turkey accuses US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen of masterminding the coup and has suspended or placed under investigation tens of thousands of his suspected followers.

Jul 29, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Two of Turkey's four-star generals resign a day after military cull: Report

Two senior Turkish generals resigned from the armed forces on Thursday, broadcaster CNN Turk reported, a day after the military dishonourably discharged nearly 1,700 personnel for their role in a failed coup this month.

Jul 28, 2016, 13:37 PM IST

Turkey orders 47 newspaper journalists, executives detained

Earlier this week, warrants were issued against 42 other journalists, of whom 16 of them have been detained for questioning.

Jul 27, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

Turkey detains Gulen`s nephew after coup attempt: Report

Turkey has detained a nephew of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen after last week`s failed coup, state-run media reported Saturday, the first time one of the his relatives has been apprehended in the current crackdown.

Jul 23, 2016, 19:56 PM IST
Turkey frees 1,200 soldiers detained after coup bid: Prosecutor

Turkey frees 1,200 soldiers detained after coup bid: Prosecutor

Turkey has freed 1,200 soldiers detained after the failed military coup.

Jul 23, 2016, 16:47 PM IST