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 Turkey coup trial: almost 500 in court

Almost 500 people arrested after last year's failed coup in Turkey have appeared in court accused of taking part in the plot, local media reported. In a courthouse built specifically to try cases linked with the coup attempt, 486 …

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Ilham Aliyev sends letter to Turkey's Erdogan

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter to President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "Dear Mr. President, dear brother, a year has passed since the day of the …

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Ankara thanks Ilham Aliyev for his support

Azerbaijan repeatedly proved its brotherhood with Turkey in practice, the deputy chairman for the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), Mahir Unal, told a meeting on Friday with Azerbaijani and foreign journalists. …

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Gulen says he would accept extradition to Turkey

Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused by Turkey of instigating last year's failed coup, says he has no plans to flee the United States and would accept extradition if Washington agrees to a request by Ankara …

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Turkish PM's top adviser Birol Erdem released

Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top adviser to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed for last year's …

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Turkey sentences UN judge on 'terrorism' charges

Turkey has sentenced a UN war crimes judge Judge Aydin Sedaf Akay to 7 years and six months in prison on charges of "membership in a terrorist organization", an international court in the Hague said. Akay …

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Turkish court remands FETO suspects in custody

A total of 34 suspects were remanded in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation into publishing company Kaynak Holding, which was reportedly linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) before it was seized in the wake of the coup …

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Mass marches to be held in Turkey

Mass marches will be held in Turkey on the anniversary of the military coup attempt in the country, AzerNews reported citing Turkish media outlets. The marches will take place in all major Turkish cities. It is expected that …

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Amnesty International chair detained in Izmir

Amnesty International says its director for Turkey Taner Kilic has been detained as part of a crackdown against people with suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. The rights advocacy …

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Turkish police seeking 144 people over FETO links

Turkish police said they are seeking 144 people including police, soldiers and prosecutors, over suspected links to the network of US-based Fetullah Gülen, accused by Ankara in orchestrating last year's failed …

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