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To gauge U.S. Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo's stance on Turkey, we can analyse three events. The first was a tweet Pompeo sent on July 15, 2016, just as the military coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was failing. Pompeo referenced Iranian Foreign ... US secretary of state
The 48-year-old Brunson has spent much of his adult life in Turkey, where he created the Izmir Resurrection Church. Izmir is located in on the west coast of Turkey, across the Aegean Sea from Greece. Brunson was arrested in October 2016 after the failed July coup attempt on Turkish president Recep ... US secretary of state

A Greek court on Thursday set free a Turkish coup plotter under judicial control. The asylum request of Suleyman Ozkaynakci, the coup plotter, had been accepted in Dec. 2017 by Independent Asylum Commission, but later the Greek government raised objection over it. He was released briefly after being ... US secretary of state
An Ankara court on Thursday handed down aggravated life sentences to 18 Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) convicts for their roles in the murder of a Turkish officer during the 2016 defeated coup attempt in Turkey, a judicial source said. Omer Halisdemir was killed during the night of defeated coup ... US secretary of state
Greece is to release in May eight Turkish soldiers who fled there after the failed 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, news website Greek Reporter said on Tuesday. The issue of the eight Turkish servicemen, who flew a military helicopter to Greece after the attempt to topple the Turkish government ... soldiers
Trump says 'I am more a spy than he is' in an appeal for Turkey to release a jailed American pastor accused of supporting a failed coup ... He has been jailed there for the last 18 months, on accusations he helped support a group of Turkish soldiers who tried to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in July 2016. soldiers

Turkish authorities have identified 3,000 people within the armed forces believed to be linked to the cleric Ankara blames for a 2016 failed coup, Defence Minister Nurettin Canikli said, adding they would be dismissed in the coming days. Canikli was quoted by broadcaster NTV as saying the suspects, ... soldiers
A Turkish prosecutor in a case against more than 150 charged with involvement in the failed 2016 military coup has been accused of hiding evidence from the scene of the crime, Islamist newspaper Yeni Şafak said . Witnesses in the case against 152 soldiers and three civilians accused of involvement with ... soldiers
Government Spokesperson and Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ said Tuesday that Greece had violated international law by not returning the July 15, 2016 coup suspects to Turkey, while urging Athens to give up its provocative and aggressive acts to avoid undesired incidents around the Aegean ... soldiers
A total of 28 soldiers were handed life sentences on Tuesday in three separate cases related to a failed military coup in 2016, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news ... This week, the Turkish parliament will vote on extending the state of emergency by another three months, which – if completed – would mean the ... soldiers
A court in Turkey has ruled to keep an American pastor in custody, saying that he was a potential flight risk as he went on trial in a case that has compounded strains in US-Turkish relations. Andrew Brunson, a Christian pastor from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades, was ... soldiers
An American pastor on trial in Turkey has denied charges of aiding a terrorist organisation, in a case that has frayed Turkey-US relations. Andrew Brunson is accused of helping a group led by Fethullah Gulen, an exiled Muslim preacher who Turkish authorities allege was behind a failed 2016 coup. soldiers
Turkish secret agents in 18 countries have seized 80 Turks suspected of having links to a group accused of plotting a coup in 2016 and returned them to Turkey, a senior government official said Thursday. Bekir Bozdag, the deputy prime minister, hinted at audacious actions by Turkish ...
A Turkish court has sentenced 25 journalists to jail for alleged links to a group the government blames for a failed coup attempt in July 2016. Twenty-three of them were convicted of membership of an armed terrorist organisation and were given prison terms of up to seven and a half years. Two were ...
How a secretive, unknown smartphone app became the center of Turkey's post-coup crackdown ... More than 260 were killed before the coup was squelched. ... Many of those arrests and dismissals hinged on a previously unheard-of app called ByLock, which Turkish courts have since determined to be ...
A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in prison in relation to a failed coup attempt in 2016, state media reported. The six journalists received aggravated life sentences for "attempting to overthrow the constitutional order", an unnamed judicial source told Anadolu news agency on Friday. Turkey ...
Deniz Yucel, a Turkish-German journalist for German newspaper Die Welt who was detained in Turkey for more than a year, walks from prison after being ... A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in Turkey's 2016 coup attempt to life in prison without ...

The latest ruling follows a direct request made during a visit last year by the Turkish prime minister, Binali Yıldırım, to Theresa May. He sought the extradition of fugitive businessmen and activists living in Britain who were allegedly involved in the 2016 failed military coup in Ankara and Istanbul, which the ...
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court on Friday jailed three prominent journalists for life on charges of links to the group blamed for the 2016 failed coup, state media said. Veteran journalists and writers Nazli Ilicak and the brothers Mehmet and Ahmet Altan were handed the life sentences at a trial in Istanbul over ...
Mr Yucel is among more than 100 journalists and writers arrested in Turkey since the failed July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish authorities accuse the detainees of links to the alleged coup mastermind - US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen - or to the Kurdistan ...
A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists and media employees accused of involvement in a failed coup attempt in 2016 to life prison terms, the country's state-run news agency reported. Anadolu Agency said the court in Silivri, on the outskirts of Istanbul, convicted prominent journalists Ahmet Altan, ...
If the United States and Turkey eventually split over their irreconcilable differences, the single most polarizing event will likely be the attempted military coup on the night of July 15, 2016. During the attempt to overthrow Erdogan, a group of rogue soldiers used U.S.-supplied Turkish F-16 fighter aircraft to ...
More than 38,000 people, including journalists, are in jail as part of an ongoing large-scale Turkish government crackdown on Gulen's followers launched after the coup. More than 110,000 others have been sacked from government jobs. Many proclaim their innocence. "These verdicts, the first against ...
A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in prison in relation to a failed coup attempt in 2016, state media reported. The six journalists received aggravated life sentences for "attempting to overthrow the constitutional order", an unnamed judicial source told Anadolu news agency on Friday. Turkey ...
A criminal court in Ankara on Feb. 7 acquitted 100 people and handed down life sentences to 64 others for incidents that took place at the Turkish Military Academy in Ankara during the July 2016 coup attempt. The 17th Heavy Criminal Court in Ankara gave 60 convicts regular life sentences, while four ...
Alarm grows in Turkey over the government's intentions after a sixth extension of the state of emergency, declared over the 2016 coup attempt. .... “The Turkish people believe the state of emergency is no longer needed and want an immediate return to democratic politics,” Bozgeyik told Al-Monitor.
In the case of the Turkish soldiers, this limit will be reached in April, posing a fresh problem for the government. Athens has indicated that it will not extradite the officers to Turkey, where they are accused of being part of the 2016 failed coup. However, it has also challenged an administrative committee's ...
German police are actively searching for a chief suspect wanted by Turkey for his role in a coup attempt in 2016, local media reported on Thursday. Police across the country have been looking for Adil Oksuz, a theology lecturer accused of masterminding the July 15, 2016 coup attempt, the Suddeutsche ...
In response, Turkey recalled its ambassador in Berlin and Germany's Turkish community held protests in several German cities. Turkey had repeatedly criticized the use of the term genocide to describe the Ottoman-era Armenian killings, arguing that the number of deaths had been inflated, and that Turkish ...
German police are actively investigating the whereabouts of the key suspect in the July 2016 Turkish coup attempt, according to German media. Adil Oksuz - a theology lecturer who Turkey accuses of being the contact between the military forces who attempted to overthrow the government in 2016 and the ...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's failure to free a journalist accused of links to a failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan, flouting an order by the highest court, pitches the country into a constitutional ... The Turkish Journalists' Association says about 160 journalists are in jail, most held since the putsch.
In the wake of the failed coup attempt in Turkey in July 2016, eight Turkish military officers fled to Greece on a helicopter and applied for asylum. Ankara claimed the men participated in the coup and demanded their extradition. But the Greek Supreme Court blocked their extradition, saying the men would ...
Gulenists are followers and supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a US-based Turkish preacher accused of orchestrating the failed coup attempt of July 2016. Gulen went from staunch ally of the ruling party to arch nemesis in the space of a year in 2013. Ahmet, an alias, was one of thousands arrested for links to ...
A Greek court has suspended asylum for a Turkish pilot because the judge said that offering him a haven would endanger relations with Ankara. Greece's approach to Turkey is softening over its assertions that Suleyman Ozkaynakci and seven other servicemen played a key role in the failed coup in July ...
Greece may try eight dismissed Turkish soldiers who had fled to the country after the July 2016 defeated coup attempt, a Greek minister said on Jan. 4. Speaking at a news conference, Greek Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis said the government will consider holding a trial for them if Ankara files an official ...
Greece has not ruled out extradition to a third country for a group of Turkish soldiers who fled there after Turkey's abortive coup in 2016. Seven of the eight men applied for asylum and were rejected. They have been kept in preventive custody.
Turkey accuses Fethullah Gulen, a religious leader who lives in self-imposed exile in the United States, and his group of orchestrating the coup attempt, which killed around 300 people and led to massive purges, including in the military and other state institutions. Since July 2016, tens of thousands of ...
The ruling was immediately condemned by Turkey, who warned Greece that bilateral relations would suffer as a result. "By granting asylum to one of eight coup plotters involved in the July 15 coup, Greece has once again showed that it is a country that protects and embraces coup plotters with this decision ...
A Turkish state prosecutor on Thursday pushed for two former generals to receive life sentences for their involvement in a 1997 military memorandum that ... In contrast to Turkey's military coups in 1969, 1980 and the failed takeover in 2016, all which featured outright use of military force, the events of the ...
When a suspect of Turkey's July 2016 coup attempt wore a t-shirt to court that said “hero” in the summer of 2017, Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, quickly declared that detainees would no longer be able to come to court “wearing whatever they want”. In late December, the government issued an ...
Gulen, a U.S.-based cleric and founder of a transnational Islamic religious and social movement (which has no name but is often referred to as Hizmet), has been blamed by the Turkish government for the July 2016 attempted coup. Once an ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Gulen has fallen quite far ...
The star witness against Atilla is a Turkish-Iranian gold trader who pleaded guilty and said he bribed a former Turkish economy minister and the former manager of state-owned Halkbank. Turkey calls the 2013 corruption probe "a judicial coup" by Gulen's network and a precursor to the 2016 coup.
Ahmet Altan, 67, is a novelist and journalist who has written for some of Turkey's leading dailies including Hurriyet and Milliyet as well as founding the now closed opposition daily Taraf. Mehmet Altan, 64, has written books on Turkish politics. Both were detained in early September although Ahmet Altan ...
Turkey's gross domestic product grew at a blistering 11.1 percent in the third quarter, hitting its fastest expansion in six years, data from the Turkish ... The growth rate is believed to have been encouraged by a series of government incentives and the low base effect after last year's failed coup attempt.
ISTANBUL: Turkish prosecutors on Monday demanded life terms for three veteran Turkish journalists on trial over accusations of links to the 2016 failed coup, in a case that has raised new concerns for freedom of speech in the country. The brothers Ahmet and Mehmet Altan and prominent commentator ...
A Turkish prosecutor on Monday has demanded aggravated life sentences for 28 suspects allegedly involved in last year's defeated coup attempt. The suspects who appeared in the courtroom allegedly attempted to take over the Turk Telekom building in capital Ankara on July 15, last year. Twenty-seven ...
German newspaper Die Zeit reported that 768 Turkish citizens have applied for asylum in Germany since an attempted coup in Turkey on July 15, 2016. According to information the paper obtained from the German Interior Ministry, 260 Turkish diplomats and 508 public servants have sought asylum as of ...
So, why did Turkish prosecutors decide that this 80-year-old scholar living in Canada was involved in Turkey's coup attempt? One answer is that Fuller has always been a favorite figure in the abundant conspiracy theories about CIA plots related to Turkey. The Turkish left has particularly hated him for ...
Graham Fuller, an ex-vice chairman of the CIA's National Intelligence Council, told The Associated Press he was accused in the Turkish press of being the "CIA handler" of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric. Turkey blames Fethullah Gulen for the 2016 coup attempt. The cleric denies the allegations. In an emailed ...
To many Turkey-watchers, it smacks of outlandish conspiracy theories. But polls show a majority of Turks firmly believe that the CIA was involved in the failed coup. And Graham Fuller is the latest in a string of foreigners that the Turkish authorities have linked to the alleged plot. They claim Mr Fuller helped ...


 

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