Turkish court orders arrest of 12 more police officers in wiretap probe

Turkish court orders arrest of 12 more police officers in wiretap probeA Turkish court on Saturday ordered the formal arrest of 12 more police officers, including the former head of Istanbul`s intelligence unit, pending charges they may have illegally wiretapped Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, media said.

Turkey court dismisses charges against main protest group

A Turkish court dismissed charges against members of the main activist group behind last year`s nationwide anti-government protests.

‘330 convicted in Turkey military coup plot’

The trial of the high-ranking officers -- unconceivable a decade ago -- has helped significantly to tip the balance of power in Turkey in favour of civilian authorities.