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|[Ticker] Turkey suspends 9,000 police officers|
Added: 27.04.2017 8:18 | 5 views | 0 comments
Turkey has temporarily suspended more than 9,000 police officers over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for orchestrating a failed coup in July, state-run news agency Anadolu Agency reports. Wednesday's operation comes 10 days after a referendum which approved constitutional changes to expand president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers. Over 100,000 people have been fired or arrested since the failed coup in a purged condemned by EU officials.
|Turkey Claims 1,000 Detained in Police Purge Are 'Secret Imams' Involved In 2016 Coup|
Added: 27.04.2017 3:03 | 11 views | 0 comments
Turkish authorities claimed that they arrested more than a thousand "secret Imams" who were supporters of the cleric, Fethullah Gulen, and helped in the attempted coup in 2016 that aimed to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan, according to Reuters. Gulen denies any influence in the July coup but Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said the crackdown was focused on those that infiltrated the police force, "One thousand and nine secret imams have been detained so far in 72 provinces, and the operation is ongoing." Another 9,103 were suspended from Turkey's police force on Wednesday over alleged links with Gulen's network according to police headquarters in Ankara. Since the failed July coup, over...
|Turkey Arrests More Than 1,000 In Massive Purge Of Its Police Forces|
Added: 26.04.2017 21:35 | 4 views | 0 comments
Just over a week after a vote consolidating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power, his government has undertaken a new nationwide operation to detain alleged supporters of last year's failed coup.
|Turkey vote appeal heads to European court|
Added: 26.04.2017 14:29 | 12 views | 0 comments
Turkey's main opposition party will appeal to the European Court of Human Rights to challenge the acceptance of unstamped ballots in the April 16 referendum to expand President Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
|Turkey arrests more than 800 as Erdogan launches fresh clampdown|
Added: 26.04.2017 9:09 | 6 views | 0 comments
Turkish authorities arrested more than 800 people accused of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in one the biggest operations since a failed coup attempt last year.
|'We won't wait forever!' Erdogan SLAMS Brussels bigwigs for BLOCKING Turkey's EU entry|
Added: 26.04.2017 2:38 | 8 views | 0 comments
PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan has insisted he is prepared to turn his back on the European Union for closing “its doors” on Turkey.
|Erdogan accuses former French diplomat of ‘inciting his assassination’|
Added: 25.04.2017 23:38 | 8 views | 0 comments
RECEP Tayyip Erdogan’s lawyer has lodged a complaint against a prominent French researcher and accused him of inciting the assassination of Turkey’s leader, his spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday.
|Erdogan says Turkey won't wait at Europe's door forever|
Added: 25.04.2017 21:44 | 7 views | 0 comments
Turkey will not wait at Europe's door forever and is ready to walk away from EU accession talks if rising Islamophobia and hostility from some member states persist, President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters in a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday.
|Turkey could reconsider EU: Erdogan|
Added: 25.04.2017 20:07 | 10 views | 0 comments
President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters Turkey would reconsider its position on joining the European Union if it was kept waiting much longer and if the current hostile mentality of some member states persists.
|Erdogan says Turkey could reconsider its position on Europe|
Added: 25.04.2017 19:42 | 7 views | 0 comments
President Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters on Tuesday that Turkey would reconsider its position on joining the European Union if it was kept waiting much longer and if the current hostile mentality of some member states persists.
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