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The concept of a coup d’état is not new to Turkey. Friday’s event was the sixth coup d’état following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, starting with the 1960 Turkish coup d’état, then the 1971 Turkish military memorandum, followed by the 1980 Turkish coup d’état, the 1993 alleged Turkish military coup, the 1997 Turkish military …
The Turkish government has arrested thousands of soldiers and fired thousands of judges after the failed coup
Despite failure, private and state-run media consider the Turkish military coup a success
Troops loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear to be regaining control after a section of the Turkish military announced that it had seized power to restore order
The Turkish government has faced a deadly coup attempt from elements in the nation’s military. Responding to the unrest, foreign leaders slammed the violence and publicly supported Erdogan’s administration
A military group took illegal action “outside the chain of command”, says Yildirim
Lack of economic incentive for Egypt will continue to inhibit chances for political reconciliation, says analyst at the Carnegie Foundation
Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister, has met with Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu to discuss ties after Turkey downed a Russian jet at the Syrian border last year.
Yildrim believes that the time of the attack was very “meaningful”, as the country begins new foreign relations in the rapprochement with Israel and Russia
Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize relations after six years of tension
After meeting with German officials, Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dundar spoke with DW. The dissident Turkish journalist harshly criticized the EU’s controversial deportations deal with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
German court has thrown out an appeal by Turkey’s president to obtain an injunction against the head of media giant Axel Springer. The row erupted after the CEO expressed support for satirist Jan Böhmermann.
Police in Turkey have violently broken up an LGBT rally in Istanbul. The incident has served to polarize Turkish society even further, Seda Serdar writes.
Turkey has threatened to stop serving as ‘a barrier’ for Europe’s problems after German lawmakers recognized the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians as genocide. Erdogan has strongly condemned Berlin’s move.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a Turkey-sponsored Islamic center built in the style of an Ottoman mosque. Controversial leader fends of charges of authoritarianism, says intolerance on the rise.
US President Obama has reaffirmed the US’s commitment to Turkey’s security, after a bomb attack in the frontline country. Meeting Turkish counterpart Erdogan in Washington Obama also touched on media freedom issues.
In a meeting with defense leaders, Vladimir Putin has called on the military to take a tough stance against threats in Syria. His words were seen as a reference to Ankara, which shot down a Russian plane last month
Speaking to reporters after prayers at an Istanbul mosque on Monday, Erdogan called for unity in Turkey and for the result to be accepted, attacking the global media for its critical coverage of him.
Turkish football gave Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more headaches than likely votes as he battles to ensure that his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) will secure a majority in snap parliamentary elections on Sunday. Polls on the eve of the election predict that AKP will increase its vote by 6% compared to the …
Turkey’s President Erdogan and his Finnish counterpart have visited the site of the weekend’s twin bombings in Ankara. Three top level security officials in the capital have been sacked for the probe into the incident
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a power-sharing caretaker cabinet put forward by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. The interim government is to lead the country into elections to be held in November.
Turkish President Erdogan is traveling to Beijing to mend ties between the two countries. The Turkish leader is expected to discuss a number of contentious issues with the Chinese leadership, including the Uighur crisis. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a lot to discuss with his Chinese hosts in Beijing during his two-day official visit which ends on July 30….