Attempted coup in Turkey
The leaders of the European Parliament’s two largest groups have called for the EU to halt membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.
Hundreds of public institutions and media outlets have also been shut down over alleged links to a failed coup in July, according to an official decree.
Some Turkish officers posted to NATO have sought asylum since July’s failed coup, the head of alliance said on Friday.
Protests take place in Turkey and across Europe in support of the opposition journalists and pro-Kurdish MPs arrested this week.
Demonstrations have taken place in Istanbul, Diyarbakir, Germany and France over the ongoing arrests of politicians and journalists in Turkey.
The Turkish authorities have arrested the leaders of the country's main pro-Kurdish opposition party as part of a terrorism inquiry.
Ankara's detention or suspension of more than 110, 000 officials since a failed coup in July may go "beyond what is permissible", the organisation says.
Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party has pledged to show a "democratic reaction" after its two co-leaders and at least 11 lawmakers were detained in raids overnight.
A car bomb has rocked the southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, reportedly killing at least eight people and wounding more than 100 others.
Turkish police have detained the co-leaders of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) party as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism investigation.
In Turkey, the pro-Kurdish HDP leaders and other MPs are reportedly arrested as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism investigation.
Months after Turkey’s attempted coup, the purge is continuing.
The European Union has strongly criticised the detention of the editor and senior staff at a leading Turkish opposition newspaper who’ve been accused of supporting July’s failed…
The Turkish judicial system has been inundated with 70,000 appeal requests by those implicated in the abortive July coup.
Officials say it is in connection with suspected links with the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who denies claims he masterminded a failed coup in Turkey in July.
Turkish police have raided courthouses and prisons as the post-coup crackdown continues.
Turkey may have to build new courthouses to cope with the thousands of prosecutions over July’s failed coup, the country’s Justice minister has said.
Greece has rejected an asylum request from three out of a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there, following July’s failed military coup in Turkey.
The Turkish president, who is in New York for the UN General Assembly, has accused the United States of “harbouring a terrorist” by refusing to hand over the exiled cleric Fethullah…
Turkey made the request on charges Gulen 'ordered and commanded' the July coup attempt
28 local and regional mayors have been suspended on suspicion of 'supporting terrorist organisations.'
President Erdogan has received an apology from US vice president for not visiting Turkey earlier after the failed coup attempt.
The US Vice President Joe Biden has voiced support for Turkey during the highest-level visit by a Western diplomat since the failed coup in mid-July.
Eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after last month’s failed military coup in their homeland, say they fear execution if they are sent back.
Asylum hearings have begun in Greece for a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled there from Turkey after last month's failed coup.
A Greek court is due to consider on Friday the asylum request from fugitive Turkish army officers who fled following last month’s failed coup attempt.
Turkey could release as many as 93,000 prison inmates to make room for the many thousands of suspects being arrested over last month's failed military coup.
The government has given no reason for the reform, which is part of a series of measures outlined in two state-of-emergency decrees.
Turkish police have raided offices at three Istanbul courts after arrest warrants were issued for 173 judicial staff.