Fethullah Gulen

Turkey marks second coup anniversary

Turkey on Sunday commemorated the second anniversary of a bloody coup attempt which was followed by a series of purges in the public sector and changes to boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.

Jul 15, 2018, 19:26 PM IST

Turkey seeks arrest of 360 people in probe targeting Gulen network in army

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 360 people in an operation targeting supporters of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen within the army, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

Nov 29, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Mass trial of Turkey alleged coup ringleaders resumes

More than 220 suspects, including former generals, have been accused of being among the ringleaders of last year`s coup bid to unseat President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Oct 30, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

Turkish judge finds 43 soldiers guilty of trying to kill Erdogan

A total of 47 defendants were on trial, 43 of whom have been held in detention during the 7-1/2 month hearing. Gulen was being tried in absentia. Most of the defendants were soldiers.

Oct 04, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

Turkey extends state of emergency for another 3 months

The Turkish Parliament on Monday approved a bill to extend the state of emergency for another three months, the fourth such extension since last July's failed coup attempt.

Jul 17, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Turkey detains 115 more people in post-coup crackdown: Anadolu

Turkish authorities have ordered the detention of 127 people on suspicion of links to the attempted military coup a year ago, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:17 PM IST

Turkey detains PM Binali Yildirim`s advisor over alleged Gulen links

The Turkish government claims Fethullah​ Gulen ordered the July 15 attempt to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from power.

Jun 03, 2017, 16:09 PM IST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Angela Merkel of anger over asylum for `putschists`

Ties worsened after Turkey imprisoned Deniz Yucel, a German-Turkish journalist with Die Welt, on terror charges in February.

May 27, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Turkey says dismissed over 4,000 judges, prosecutors post coup

Ankara blames the attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on an Islamic movement led by Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen.

May 26, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Turkey orders detention of Ankara municipality, ministries'' staff - Report

Detention warrants issued for 60 staff at the Ankara city council, 19 at district councils, 30 at development ministry and 30 at the education ministry.

May 24, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Turkey detains dozens of former bourse staff over Gulen links: Media

Some 49,000 people have been formally arrested in relation to the failed coup, out of 150,000 people investigated.

May 12, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Malaysia arrests two Turks suspected of threatening national security

Malaysian police have arrested two Turks, including the head of an international school, suspected of activities threatening national security, police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said.

May 03, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Over 9,000 Turkish policemen suspended over links to Gulen

More than 9,000 Turkish policemen have been suspended over their alleged links with the Gulenist group.

Apr 27, 2017, 18:41 PM IST

Turkey detains 1,000 in new anti-Gulen crackdown

Turkey on Wednesday detained over 1,000 alleged supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, the biggest crackdown since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s victory in a referendum on ramping up his powers.

Apr 26, 2017, 17:29 PM IST

Turkey issues warrants for 3,224 people over alleged links to failed coup

More than 1,000 of those had already been detained, NTV said. 

Apr 26, 2017, 14:55 PM IST

Turkey sacks 4,400 more civil servants, including teachers and police

Turkey has dismissed more than 4,400 civil servants including teachers, police officers and academics over their suspected links with terrorist organisations, a decree showed late on Tuesday, in the latest purge since a failed coup last July.

Feb 08, 2017, 13:41 PM 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 orders detention of 380 businessmen in Gulen investigation: Report

Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 380 businessmen accused of providing financial support to the network of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating July`s failed coup, media reports said on Thursday.

Jan 05, 2017, 18:58 PM IST

Turkey to extend state of emergency for three more months

The Turkish parliament on Tuesday approved to extend the state of emergency for another three more months, Dogan News Agency reported.

Jan 04, 2017, 04:57 AM IST