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Three prominent Turkish journalists have been charged with having foreknowledge of the coup to oust President Erdogan and being involved in the sending of subliminal messages it was to happen.

The former CIA analyst said Turkish suspicions that the agency may be behind the botched coup were not unfounded because of past US government practices.

Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US: Erdogan

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Turkey cannot be 'condemned by courts' in US: Erdogan

'My country can never be condemned by virtual courts set up by FETO scoundrels, fake representatives,' Erdogan said during a televised speech in the eastern city of Kars.

Turkish hunger-strike academic sentenced to six years in prison

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Turkish hunger-strike academic sentenced to six years in prison

A Turkish court on Friday sentenced to prison a hunger striking academic who is protesting her dismissal after last year's failed coup, but ...

Gold trader implicates Turkey's Erdogan in Iran sanctions trial

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Gold trader implicates Turkey's Erdogan in Iran sanctions trial

In the dock, Reza Zarrab implied that Erdogan knew how he and a Turkish banker, now on trial, circumvented US sanctions on Iran and laundered ...

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Turkish police raids target 66 people, including pilots

The raids at some 40 locations in Turkey's central Eskisehir province targeted soldiers and so-called "secret imams" who allegedly directed Gulen's followers within the armed forces.

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Trader admits bribing Turkish minister in Iran sanctions-busting operation

Turkish-Iranian Reza Zarrab told a US court that he paid millions of dollars in bribes to Turkey's former economy minister to help Iran evade US ...

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US to stop arms supplies to Syria Kurds: Turkey

The US will no longer supply arms to Syrian Kurdish militias, President Donald Trump told Ankara on Friday, Turkey’s Foreign minister Mevlut ...

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Turkey court keeps regional Amnesty chief behind bars

Amnesty's Turkey chair Taner Kilic was detained in June on accusations of membership of the organisation led by the alleged mastermind of last ...

Turkey opens probe of two US attorneys

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Turkey opens probe of two US attorneys

Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into two US attorneys who Turkey accuses of being linked to exiled cleric Fethullah ...

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Turkey denies $15m plot to kidnap US-based Gulen

Turkey has rejected US reports claiming it had offered several million dollars to extradite US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

Ex-Trump aide Flynn 'plotted to kidnap <em>Gulen</em> for Turkey'

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Ex-Trump aide Flynn 'plotted to kidnap Gulen for Turkey'

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn allegedly planned to kidnap Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen for ...

US, Turkey resume limited mutual visa services

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US, Turkey resume limited mutual visa services

The US and Turkish embassies in Ankara and Washington announced on Monday they would start processing visa applications for each other's ...

Turkish rights activist arrested over 2016 coup attempt

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Turkish rights activist arrested over 2016 coup attempt

Philanthropist businessman and peace activist Osman Kavala has been formally arrested over alleged links to US-based cleric Gulen whom ...

Erdogan takes action after lawmaker brands him 'fascist dictator'

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Erdogan takes action after lawmaker brands him 'fascist dictator'

President Tayyip Erdogan has filed a criminal complaint against a prominent opposition lawmaker who called the Turkish leader a 'fascist ...

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Turkish court indicts 19 former soldiers over coup attempt

Prosecutors in Istanbul are seeking a a number of heavy sentences against ex-soldiers who allegedly commandeered Turkish military aircraft as part of last year's failed coup.

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Human rights workers in 'Istanbul-11' case released on bail

Human rights workers detained by Turkey since July have been released on bail by a court in Istanbul after a 12-hour hearing.

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Turkey activists jailed in Amnesty case stand trial

Eleven human rights activists go on trial in Turkey on Wednesday on contested terrorism charges which rights groups say is a test case for ...

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Turkey justice ministry cancels US visit over 'visa row'

Turkish legal officials will boycott a planned study visit to the US over conflicting reports on visa applications, as tensions between the two ...

Turkey to extend state of emergency for fifth time

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Turkey to extend state of emergency for fifth time

Turkey will extend its state of emergency for the fifth time since the July 2016 failed coup attempt, despite claims the laws are being used to ...

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Can Erdogan's friendship with Trump resolve the diplomatic crisis?

Comment: So far, Erdogan has managed to blame US Ambassador Bass for the crisis in diplomatic relations, but how much more can Trump and ...

Turkish forces in Syria are 'unrestricted,' says Erdogan

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Turkish forces in Syria are 'unrestricted,' says Erdogan

Turkish president Erdogan emphasises that Turkey has its 'own game plan' in Syria, while addressing the continued rift with Washington.

Arrested US consulate Turkish staffer meets lawyers

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Arrested US consulate Turkish staffer meets lawyers

Metin Topuz, a Turkish citizen, is accused of links to the group led by Pennsylvania-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara ...

Erdogan: US is 'sheltering a terrorist'

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Erdogan: US is 'sheltering a terrorist'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launches a fresh tirade against the US amid a dip in relations between Ankara and Washington.

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