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Turkish minister says fending off "mini coup attempt"

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 19:11

Turkey`s government said it was fending off a "mini coup attempt" by elements in the police and judiciary who served the interests of foreign and domestic forces bent on humbling the country.

Turkey coup trial: Ex-Army Chief sentenced to life imprisonment

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 17:49

A Turkish court on Monday sentenced ex-Army Chief Ilker Basbug to life in prison accused of plotting to overthrow the country`s Islamic-rooted government.

Arrest warrant for 102 suspects in Turkey coup case: Report

Last Updated: Friday, July 23, 2010, 23:54

A Turkish court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for 102 suspects, among them senior military figures, charged over an alleged 2003 coup plan, media reports said.

Turkish police detain 19 in coup plot

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 06, 2010, 12:48

Turkish police detained 19 officers, including four generals, as part of an investigation into an alleged plot by elements of the fiercely secular military.

Turkey indicts 33 in alleged coup plot

Last Updated: Friday, March 19, 2010, 20:17

Authorities have indicted 33 people in an alleged secularist plot to destabilize Turkey and overthrow the government.

Turkey coup: Court charges 11 more officers

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 13:00

A Turkish court on Friday charged 11 more ranking officers for allegedly plotting several years ago to topple the Islamic-rooted government, increasing the number of officers jailed to 31.

Turkey coup plot: Senior suspects released in probe

Last Updated: Friday, February 26, 2010, 10:45

A Turkish court has freed three top-level suspects in an alleged 2003 military coup plot hours after the Army chief and civilian leadership pledged to resolve tensions sparked by the probe.

Turkey coup plot: Court charges 20 officers

Last Updated: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 12:46

A Turkish court on Thursday charged more ranking officers for allegedly plotting several years ago to topple the Islamic-rooted government, increasing the number of officers jailed to 20 — including five admirals and three generals.

Seven remanded in custody in Turkey coup probe

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 14:17

A Turkish court ordered 7 suspects to be remanded in custody Wednesday as part of a probe into an alleged plot against Islamist-rooted government in 2003.

Top brass grilled over Turkey `coup plot`

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 18:20

Turkish investigators grilled more than 40 military figures on Tuesday, including the retired heads of navy and air force, after mass arrests over an alleged plot to oust the Islamist-rooted government.

Coup in Turkey? About 50 commanders held

Last Updated: Monday, February 22, 2010, 22:54

Turkish police detained about 50 military commanders on Monday for allegedly planning to blow up mosques in order to trigger a military takeover and overthrow the Islamic-rooted government.