Yesterday, August 10th, during an interview on a Turkish TV station, Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala talked about the coup aftermath, and made the details of post-coup measures by the government public. He had said that over 76,000 civil servants have been suspended since the July 15th coup attempt.
The President of Turkey, Recep Tayip Erdogan, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, met in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, August 9, 2016.
Reinforcements have been brought into the search for the perpetrators of last week’s attack on Turkish security forces in the country’s Ordu region, which runs along the Black Sea coast.
A rally organized by the Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), and supported by two opposition parties, the Republican People’s Party (CHP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), will be held tomorrow, August 7, in the Yenkapy square of Istanbul.
On August 4, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced that the Turkish government will go after all businesses linked with the Gulen Movement (called FETO/PDY by the government), as a post-coup measure.
Today, August 2, Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag stated that Turkey filed a second document to the US demanding extradition of Fetullah Gulen, accused of orchestrating the failed military coup on July 15.
According to the UK daily The Times, the conservative MP for Harborough, Sir Edward Garnier, was paid by a branch of the Gulen organization over £ 115 000 in February of 2015, to co-author a report on human rights in Turkey. That report was published in September of 2015 and submitted to the House of …
The latest government decree issued last night, July 27, and published today in the Official Gazzete, orders the closure of over a hundred media organizations as a post-coup “state of emergency” measure.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network has published a report of an year-long investigation into the arms trade of Central and Eastern European countries, and the flood of weapons into the Middle East and Syrian conflicts.
After attending a meeting in Moscow, the Turkish Vice-Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek announced that the Presidents Erdogan and Putin will meet on August 9.