5,279 detained, 3,079 arrested in coup probes in Istanbul alone

5,279 detained, 3,079 arrested in coup probes in Istanbul alone

5,279 people have been detained, of which 3,079 arrested as part of investigations into the July 15 failed coup attempt, in Istanbul alone.

218 arrested, 421 others detained on coup charges on Friday

218 arrested, 421 others detained on coup charges on Friday

A huge cleansing of Turkey’s state and other institutions is continuing as people from all walks of life find themselves hunted down and taken into custody.

Obama tells Erdoğan critical to ‘finish the job’ to secure Turkey-Syria border

Obama tells Erdoğan critical to ‘finish the job’ to secure Turkey-Syria border

US President Barack Obama told his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, that it is critical to “finish the job” to secure Turkey’s border with Syria over which Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants cross at will, foreign...

Cyprus, Egypt sign deal paving way for gas pipeline

Cyprus, Egypt sign deal paving way for gas pipeline

Cyprus and Egypt signed an agreement Wednesday that paves the way for the supply of gas to the Arab nation via an undersea pipeline that officials hope will create a regional energy hub.

Apple chief Tim Cook says tax ruling 'maddening'

Apple chief Tim Cook says tax ruling 'maddening'

Apple chief executive Tim Cook says the European Commission ruling that Apple should pay billions of euros in back taxes to the Republic of Ireland is "maddening" and "political".

Turkey discharges 820 military more military personnel

Turkey discharges 820 military more military personnel

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency says more than 800 further personnel have been discharged from the military in the latest crackdown following July's abortive coup.

CPJ’s Turkey blog: Failed coup speeds Turkey crackdown

CPJ’s Turkey blog: Failed coup speeds Turkey crackdown

Police raid newspaper offices, detain at least 23 employees

Differences over anti-terror law will not end visa deal, EU official says

Differences over anti-terror law will not end visa deal, EU official says

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has softened language on Brussels’ key demand for changes in Turkey’s vague anti-terror laws, saying that differences would end the refugee deal.

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