Turkish coup attempt

Anti-Erdogan Turkish Soldiers Claiming Asylum in Greece

ATHENS (Reuters) – A Greek court on Wednesday blocked a second request by Turkey for the extradition of asylum seekers who fled to Greece in July after a failed coup attempt, court officials said, potentially increasing tensions between the traditional


EXCLUSIVE: Turkish FM: Erdoğan Currently Has a Lot of Power but ‘No Accountability’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan currently wields significant power but “no responsibility,” adding that the upcoming April 16 referendum is designed to change that, during a sit-down interview with Breitbart News at the National Press Club in D.C. on Tuesday.

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Turkish Diplomats Seek Asylum in Germany After Failed Coup

BERLIN (AP) – Germany is continuing to receive requests for asylum from Turks with diplomatic passports in the wake of a crackdown on the opposition following last year’s failed coup, the Interior Ministry said Friday. At least 136 people with


BBC Reporter Detained in Turkey

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities detained two reporters working for foreign news organizations in southeast Turkey, the latest journalists taken into custody as part of the government’s sweeping crackdown following a failed coup in July.