More than 700 arrests were made after the bodies of 13 Turkish nationals were discovered during a military operation in Iraq.
Rival factions in Libya agree on an interim presidential council to lead the country into elections in December.
Students have been protesting the appointment of an Erdogan loyalist as the rector of Istanbul's prestigious Bogazici University, with some demonstrations resulting in clashes with security forces.
The president said Turkey's current constitution contains "indelible" traces of the "military tutelage".
The court in Istanbul found the journalist guilty of “obtaining secret documents for espionage” and “aiding a terrorist organisation,” on Wednesday.
Its candidacy for EU membership long-since rebuffed, Turkey appears more firmly set than ever on a path of assertive independence. Where it leads, will be a major issue in the year to come.
Following the coup attempt, President Erdogan and his government instigated purges of the military and civil society on an unprecedented scale in modern Turkish history.