Turkey Coup

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

The military coup of 2016 has seen thousands of people arrested or sacked in its wake

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Turkey Coup: more than one thousand arrested in ongoing crackdown

Turkey Coup: more than 1,000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Turkey Coup: more than 1,000 arrested in ongoing crackdown

Roughly 50,000 people have been detained since the failed coup in 2016

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice'

Our host didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister in his opening monologue

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

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

The pro-government agency Anadolu reported the 57 had been planning an operation against the Istanbul Stock Exchange

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

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkish state of emergency extended even as Donald Trump congratulates President Erdogan over election result

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

There's growing unrest as a number of bodies are claiming voting irregularities in how the ballots in Turkey's referendum were counted

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Germany Imams alert Turkish authorities to alleged supporters of Fethullah Gulen in schools

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Local media are reporting that imams in Germany gathered intelligence for Turkey's official religious authorities on alleged supporters of the exiled cleric, several of whom are reportedly teachers in state schools

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

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

'There are a host of implications for the people' - Professor explains Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey: 'Erdoğan repression not healthy' - Expert explains country's state of emergency

Turkey: State of emergency explained

Professor Tahir Abbas examines the 'host of implications for the people' as the government crack down on rebels

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

'It's starting to look like a wider power grab, a crackdown on all forms of opposition' - Journalist on the Turkey post-coup purge

Turkey: 'It's starting to look like a wider power grab, a crackdown on all opposition'

Turkey: 'It looks like a power grab, a crackdown on all opposition'

Foreign correspondent Patrick Kingsley explains how 50,000 arrests have sparked fears for the future