Military Coup

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Turkish agency expresses distaste with new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Turkey expresses fury at new German mosque

Diyanet oversees religious activity in Turkey, and it says the Ibn Ruschd-Goethe mosque is incompatible with Islam because men and women mingle

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

Turkey arrests 1,000 in connection with 2016 failed coup

The people were apprehended in raids on suspicion of being a part of a movement loyal to cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the government claims organised the coup

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Barcelona footballer Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan more power

Barcelona football star Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan 'one-man' powers

Football star Arda Turan backs campaign to give more power to President Erdoğan

The Barcelona midfielder has thrown his support behind a campaign to grant the Turkish president more power in a referendum vote

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Turkey crackdown: 15 media outlets shut and thousands of civil servants dismissed over suspected links to Fethullah Gulen

Turkey crackdown: 15 Kurdish media outlets shut over suspected Fethullah Gulen links

Erdogan shuts 15 Kurdish media outlets over suspected Fethullah Gulen links

The government is trying to root out any opposition as part of an ongoing crackdown following the failed coup in July

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Turkey: political economist discusses attempted coup and president Erdoğan's upcoming challenges

Turkish Coup: 'It'll be brutal. The aim was to kill Erdoğan and end his regime', says political economist

Turkish Coup: 'It'll be brutal. The aim was to kill Erdoğan and end his regime'

Political economist Mehmet Erman Erol explains the challenges facing the country's president after facing down attempted uprising

Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

'People have died to defend their democracy' - Commentator explains Turkey's coup

'People have died to defend their democracy' - Commentator explains Turkey's coup

Commentator explains Turkey's attempted coup d'état

Zeynep Jane Louise Kandur told Julia Hartley-Brewer 'people have died to defend their democracy'