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Turkey ordered a further 47 journalists detained on Wednesday as part of a sweeping crackdown in the wake of the failed military coup.
Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.
Ankara says the measures are necessary to ensure stability. But concerns are being voiced about the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has addressed the country's MPs for the first time following the failed coup attempt.
The Turkish parliament has voted by three-to-one to approve the state of emergency announced by President Erdogan after last week’s failed coup attempt.
Turkey has stepped up its purge following Friday’s coup attempt, now targeting universities and schools.
Turkey’s education ministry has revoked the licences of 21,000 teachers working in private institutions, Reuters news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a ministry…
Turkey’s prime minister says he has sent evidence to the United States to support an extradition request for the exiled cleric Ankara says was behind Friday’s failed…
The Turkish president has vowed to approve the restoration of capital punishment if parliament votes for it, in defiance of EU warnings.
Turkish private broadcasters announce ex-Air Force chief denies role in plotting attempted coup - NTV, Haberturk in conflict with state-run Anadolu news agency report
Emotions continue to run high in Turkey after Friday’s failed coup, not least for the prime minister.