Coups d'etat

FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 file photo, an unnamed gunman shouts after shooting the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, at a photo gallery in Ankara, Turkey. Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has issued arrest warrants for a U.S.-based Muslim cleric and seven other people for their alleged involvement in the killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey. Turkish authorities have alleged that Karlov’s killer had links to cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is also wanted in Turkey for allegedly masterminding a failed July 2016 coup. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)
April 02, 2018 - 10:21 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has issued arrest warrants for a U.S.-based Muslim cleric and seven other people for their alleged involvement in the killing of Russia's ambassador to Turkey, the country's state-run news agency reported Monday. An off-duty police officer fatally shot...
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In this photo on Thursday July 21, 2016, Mustafa Erdem, general director of the Gulistan Educational Institutions in Kosovo, stands outside the Mehmet Akif College near the town of Lipjan, Kosovo. Kosovo police have arrested five Turks, among them Mustafa Erdem, working with a group of schools owned by the cleric who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for an attempted coup two years ago. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
March 29, 2018 - 2:41 pm
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police arrested six Turks working with a group of schools owned by a cleric who President Recep Tayyip Erdogan blames for an attempted coup two years ago and handed them over to Turkish authorities Thursday, officials said. Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency said...
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March 28, 2018 - 2:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new arbitration ruling says President Donald Trump's family hotel business has lost a bid to regain control of the luxury hotel in Panama that ousted his brand. The decision dashes the Trump Organization's hopes of reversing its high-profile eviction from the property. The 70-...
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FILE - This is a Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 file photo of Ukrainian lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko as she speaks to the media in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday March 20, 2018 approved a bill requiring lawmakers to lock up their guns before entering the chamber. The bill that obliges lawmakers to leave weapons and explosives in lockers follows last week’s statement by Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko, who accused lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko, of plotting an attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov, file)
March 22, 2018 - 8:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has stripped a former military pilot who became a national icon after spending time in a Russian jail of her immunity as a lawmaker on charges of plotting a military coup. In Thursday's speech to lawmakers, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko accused Nadiya...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a ceremony for judicial appointments in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, March 19, 2018. Erdogan says following victory in Syria's Afrin region, his country will expand its military operations into other Kurdish-held areas in Syria as well as in Iraq's Sinjar region.(Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Pool Photo via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 8:20 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey accused a senior U.N. official of lacking impartiality and collaborating with terrorists over a new report released earlier Tuesday that called on the country to end a state of emergency imposed after a 2016 failed coup attempt. The U.N. report says that the state of...
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Greek police officers in plain clothes escort eight Turkish servicemen to the appeal court in Athens, on Friday March 16, 2018. The servicemen fled to Greece in a helicopter and requested political asylum. Athens appeal judges hear Friday new Turkish extradition request for military officers, accused of participation in anti-Erdogan coup. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
March 16, 2018 - 5:19 am
ATEHNS, Greece (AP) — A Greek prosecutor has urged a court to reject a third Turkish request for the extradition of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in July 2016 after a failed military coup. An Athens appeals court is hearing the case of the servicemen, which has increased tension...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, front, and Senegal's President Macky Sall speak during a joint news conference after talks in Dakar, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Erdogan is in Senegal for a two-day visit aimed at boosting the political and economic cooperation between the two countries.(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 5:58 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of more than 150 military officers, teachers and trade unionists, as authorities press ahead with a clampdown against a network led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Anadolu Agency said...
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FILE - In this Wednesday Sept. 23, 2015 file photo, Burkina Faso coup leader Gen. Gilbert Diendere, center, greets people at the airport during the arrival of Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou for talks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. The trial for 84 people accused of masterminding a 2015 coup attempt in Burkina Faso began Monday Feb.26, 2018 in the West African nation's capital amid tight security. (AP Photo, file)
February 27, 2018 - 12:18 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The trial began Tuesday for 84 people accused of masterminding a 2015 coup attempt in Burkina Faso, with the West African nation's capital under tight security. Former presidential aides Gen. Gilbert Diendere and Gen. Djibril Bassole are among those facing a...
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February 20, 2018 - 1:42 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday. The 17 were reportedly Turkish civil servants and their families who fled a government crackdown in the wake of a failed 2016 coup. The...
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Deniz Yucel, a Turkish-German journalist working for German newspaper Die Welt who was detained in Turkey for more than a year, walks with his wife Dilek Mayaturk Yucel, after being released from jail, in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018,(Can Erok/DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
February 16, 2018 - 1:19 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court. Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for the German daily Die Welt, was detained...
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