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Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

The Turkish government on Sunday ordered the sacking of more than 2,700 people working in public institutions.

Dec 25, 2017, 00:43 AM 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

Almost 500 to face judges in Turkey`s biggest coup trial

Nearly 500 people arrested in the crackdown following the failed July 15, 2016, coup in Turkey go on trial Tuesday accused of conspiring to oust the government from an air base seen as the plotters` hub.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:33 AM 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 PM's advisor over alleged Gulen links

Birol Erdem, a former senior justice ministry official, was taken into custody in Ankara along with his wife Gulumser Erdem, Anadolu news agency said.

Jun 03, 2017, 20:13 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

Thousands of Turkish women rally in favour of Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s powers

Thousands of pro-government women filled an Istanbul arena Sunday in support of a "Yes" vote in next month`s referendum on boosting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s powers.

Mar 05, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Turkey coup: Trial into death of Turkish 'hero' Omer Halisdemir opens

The trial opened Tuesday into the killing of a Turkish soldier who became a national hero after shooting dead one of the suspected ringleaders of last year`s failed coup.

Feb 21, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

`Erdogan assassination plot` suspects go on trial in Turkey

The trial opened on Monday of almost 50 suspects accused of plotting to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel on the night of the botched July 15 coup.

Feb 20, 2017, 16:31 PM IST

First trial of Turkey coup suspects begins in Istanbul

Almost 30 Turkish police went on trial in Istanbul on Tuesday charged with involvement in the July 15 coup, the city`s first trial of alleged suspects in the massive crackdown that followed the failed bid to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Dec 27, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

Followers of cleric Gulen still active in Turkish police, armed forces: Erdogan

Followers of the cleric Turkey blames for orchestrating a failed coup this year are still active in the armed forces, judiciary and police, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday, as he vowed to continue to root them out.

Nov 22, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

Turkey suspends 265 soldiers for coup links

The Turkish Interior Ministry on Friday suspended a total of 265 officers of the Gendarmerie and Coast Guard for alleged links to the failed coup in July.

Oct 28, 2016, 20:19 PM IST

Turkey orders detention of 73 Air Force pilots: State media

The pilots are suspected of links to the group led by Fethullah Gulen, a US-based Muslim preacher whom Turkey accuses of ordering the July 15 putsch attempt.

Oct 27, 2016, 15:06 PM IST

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

 Turkey on Tuesday suspended 12,800 police officers over alleged links to an Islamic preacher accused of masterminding the failed July coup, and cut broadcasts of a pro-Kurdish television channel under its controversial state of emergency.

Oct 05, 2016, 00:56 AM IST

Turkey suspends more than 12,000 police officers in coup probe

Turkish authorities suspended more than 12,000 police officers over alleged links to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of masterminding the July failed coup, the police headquarters said on Tuesday.

Oct 04, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

'Turkey to extend state of emergency for another three months'

The Turkish government has agreed to extend its state of emergency as Turkey fights to wipe out "terrorist organisations" following July`s attempted coup, deputy prime minister and government spokesman Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday.

Oct 03, 2016, 22:20 PM IST

Turkey dismisses 87 spy agency staff over failed coup

Turkey has dismissed 87 staff from its spy agency over alleged links to the failed July 15 coup which sought to oust the government, state media reported on Tuesday.

Sep 27, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Greece rejects asylum claim of Turkish `coup` officer: Lawyer

Greece has rejected the asylum claim of a Turkish military officer who fled after the failed coup of July 15, his lawyer said Thursday, vowing to appeal the decision.

Sep 22, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Turkey issues warrants for 6 generals over failed coup

Turkey's state-run news agency said authorities have issued detention warrants for six generals and scores of other military personnel as part of an ongoing investigation into the July 15 failed coup.

Sep 08, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Turkey removes more than 10,000 security personnel, academics in purge

Turkish authorities have suspended about 8,000 security personnel and more than 2,000 academics, adding to a purge of people suspected of having links to perpetrators of a failed coup, the Official Gazette said on Friday.

Sep 02, 2016, 09:06 AM IST