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Germany supports group behind Turkish coup attempt – Erdogan spokesman

ANKARA: Turkey on Sunday accused Germany of supporting the network of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric it blames for last year’s attempted coup, comments likely to aggravate a diplomatic feud between Ankara and Berlin. On Saturday, German news magazine Der Spiegel published an interview with the head of the BND foreign intelligence agency, who said Ankara… Read More »

First Istanbul trial to begin of Turkey coup suspects

ISTANBUL: Almost 30 Turkish police will go on trial in Istanbul on Tuesday (Dec 27) charged with involvement in the Jul 15 coup bid, the city’s first trial of alleged plotters. With indictments prepared against over 1,200 people, and some 41,000 under arrest in total, the trials following the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip… Read More »

Turkey detains 40 soldiers, issues warrants for 47 more in coup probe – media

ISTANBUL: Turkey detained 40 soldiers from an air base in the central Anatolian city of Konya as part of investigations into July’s failed military coup, Turkish media outlets said on Thursday. Detention warrants had been issued for 47 more soldiers from Konya, the private Dogan news agency said, in what was the third wave of… Read More »