A Turkish court sentenced 72 defendants to life in prison on Thursday for their role in killing 34 people after seizing control of a suspension bridge in Istanbul two years ago during an attempted coup, state media said.
The president of the Maldives on Tuesday accused judges of plotting to overthrow him, hours after he declared a state of emergency and ordered the arrest of the chief justice.
The Turkish government on Sunday ordered the sacking of more than 2,700 people working in public institutions over alleged links to ‘terror’ groups, in the latest round of purges since last year's failed coup.
Turkey's largest city Istanbul has resolved to change the names of almost 200 streets in a mass renaming campaign, largely to remove any association with the alleged mastermind ...
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russians ‘do not want and will not stand for’ a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference.
Turkish police have launched raids in 49 cities to detain over 300 soldiers accused of links to the group blamed for last year's attempted coup, state media reported Wednesday.
The controversial trial of staff from Turkey's main opposition newspaper resumed on Monday in a case seen as a test for press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
A key trial started in Turkey on Tuesday, with 486 suspects facing a range of serious charges related to the failed coup attempt last year.
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and members of the opposition came together on Saturday to mark the anniversary of last year's failed coup, in a moment of ceremonial unity all but overshadowed by the sweeping purges that have shaken society since.
A Turkish court handed down life sentences to 23 people for taking part in last July's failed coup, in the first putsch-linked verdicts in Ankara.