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Won't declare martial law, says Philippines' Duterte

Won't declare martial law, says Philippines' Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday appeared to rule out declaring martial law, but said he could do so if he wished, and anyone questioning his justification should "shut up" and stay out of his business.

Erdogan back in Ankara as thousands hit by Turkey purge

Erdogan back in Ankara as thousands hit by Turkey purge

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was Wednesday to chair a crunch security meeting in Ankara for the first time since the failed coup, with tens of thousands either detained or sacked from their jobs in a widening purge.

Turkey holds 26 generals, including ex-air chief, over coup

Turkey holds 26 generals, including ex-air chief, over coup

26 senior generals on charges of playing a role in the failed coup.

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.

Turkey's deadly military coup attempt: As it happened

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan successfully battled to regain control over Turkey on Saturday after a coup bid by discontented soldiers, as signs grew that the most serious challenge to his 13 years of dominant rule was faltering.

Banners across Pakistan ask army chief to 'impose martial law'

A political party in Pakistan has put up banners across the country asking army chief General Raheel Sharif to "impose martial law".