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Turkey says to release 38,000 prisoners who committed crimes before July 1

Turkey will grant early release to some 38,000 prisoners who committed crimes before July 1, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Wednesday, amid reports of prison overcrowding after the failed coup.

Turkey police raid firms with alleged links to Gulen: Report

Turkish police today raided dozens of companies in Istanbul in search of 120 suspects wanted after last month's botched coup attempt, state media reported.

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.

Mass unity rally against Turkey coup plotters

The massive pro-democracy demonstration transformed the city`s Yenikapi Square into a heaving sea of red and white Turkish flags with many taking part wearing headbands emblazoned with Erdogan`s name.

Giant Turkish anti-coup rally packs Istanbul waterfront area

Giant Turkish anti-coup rally packs Istanbul waterfront area

The Yenikapi meeting area by the Marmara Sea waterfront in Istanbul's European side was transformed into a sea of red and white, the colors of Turkey's flag.

Gay Syrian man mutilated, beheaded in Istanbul: Association

The body of a gay Syrian refugee was found mutilated and beheaded two days after he disappeared in central Istanbul, a local rights group has said.

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

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

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday launched his most bitter attack yet on Turkey`s Western allies over the July 15 attempted putsch, accusing them of supporting both "terror" and the coup plotters who tried to unseat him.

Turkey expels nearly 1,400 personnel from armed forces: Anadolu

Turkey has dismissed 1,389 personnel from the armed forces for suspected links to the U.S.-based cleric it blames for orchestrating a failed coup, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Sunday.

Turkey dismisses 88 foreign ministry staff: Foreign minister

Turkey has dismissed 88 employees of the foreign ministry, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, the latest in a series of purges of suspected supporters of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of organising a failed military coup.

Turkey has intelligence cleric Gulen could flee United States: Minister

Turkey is receiving intelligence that the Muslim cleric it blames for orchestrating a coup attempt this month could flee his residence in the United States, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Thursday.

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.

Turkey can hold suspects without charge for up to 30 days

Turkey can hold suspects in detention without charge for up to 30 days under its state of emergency imposed in the wake of the failed coup aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an official statement said on Saturday.

100 jihadists still entering Syria from Turkey each week: French daily

100 jihadists still entering Syria from Turkey each week: French daily

French military intelligence estimates that about 100 foreigners continue to enter Syria from Turkey each week to join Islamic State, French daily Le Figaro reported on Wednesday.

Even after Turkey coup, no end in sight for PKK bloodshed

Turkish security forces and Kurdish militants are locked in a grinding conflict with no end in sight even after the botched coup.

Turkey bans academics from work trips abroad: State media

Turkey`s higher education council has banned academics from work trips abroad and urged those overseas to quickly return home, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

Turkey blocks access to WikiLeaks after ruling party email dump

Turkey`s Internet watchdog has blocked access to the WikiLeaks website in Turkey, it said, after the whistleblower organisation released nearly 300,000 emails from the ruling AK Party.

Jitendra Singh asks Pakistan to look into human rights violations in Balochistan

Taking a strong exception to Pakistan observing "Black Day" to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir, Minister of State in the Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said Islamabad should first look into human rights violations in Balochistan before pointing fingers at others.

US, anti-IS coalition allies regroup after jihadist attacks

With jihadist attacks proliferating around the world, the United States has reassembled its coalition partners for meetings Wednesday and Thursday to review a two-year-old war that has so far failed to eliminate the Islamic State group.

Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan signals death penalty return

 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday announced that he was ready to reinstate the death penalty "if the people demand it", following the recent attempted coup on July 15.

Ah, it's a World Heritage site! Check out which Indian places made it to the list

Ah, it's a World Heritage site! Check out which Indian places made it to the list

The World Heritage Committee on Sunday evening agreed to put 12 new sites on the World Heritage List before ending its 40th session in Turkey's Istanbul city.