Turkish coup d'état attempt

We made mistakes after Turkey's coup attempt: European Parliament rapporteur Piri

Kati Piri, the rapporteur for Turkey at the European Parliament, has said Brussels "made a mistake against the Turkish people" after the country's failed coup attempt, believed to have been masterminded by the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ).

Turkish justice ministry demands US arrest Gülen over coup attempt

The Turkish Justice Ministry demanded Washington on Sept. 13 arrest U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen over the July 15 failed coup attempt, sending the first temporary arrest request to the country, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Ankara accuses Gülen of giving the order for the failed coup attempt and commanding it, a charge he denies.

Turkish PM, interior minister slam US Embassy statement on trustee appointments to municipalities

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu have criticized an "unacceptable" statement by the U.S. Embassy in Ankara regarding the controversial appointment of trustees to a number of municipalities in Turkey's east on terrorism charges and the clashes that erupted in the aftermath.

Turkey's top soldier says army gets stronger as 'traitors' removed

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) continues to carry out a variety of duties to maintain security and stability across Turkey, the region and the world, while getting stronger with the removal of "traitors" from within its ranks, Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar has said in his written statement for the Eid al-Adha holiday. 

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