Millions across Turkey took part in special commemoration events since the country put down a military coup attempt.
Turkey's Ambassador to the US Serdar Kilic says the FETO coup plotters had not taken into account the resistance of the Turkish people on the night of the coup.
The second anniversary of the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey is being marked across the world with commemoration ceremonies.
It's been two years since the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation attempted to overthrow the democratically elected government of Turkey on July 15, 2016. Much has changed in Turkey since then.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vows to finish off "every single cell" of FETO, the group behind the 2016 failed coup, as Turkey marks second anniversary of the incident that left at least 250 people dead and over 2,200 wounded.
Three staff members of the Turkish public broadcaster were detained in Greece for doing test stream on the occasion of the second anniversary of Turkey's 2016 defeated coup.
Sunday marks two years since rogue elements in the Turkish military unsuccessfully tried to overthrow the government. Behind the coup was the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO). But the people of Turkey defeated them.
After failing to make inroads into Turkey, the group behind the failed coup attempt is now looking for ways to remain relevant in the US and Europe.
Turkey’s coup-marred history changed on July 15, 2016, when ordinary people fought a group of rogue soldiers. TRT World spoke to two of them.
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says the state of emergency is planned to be lifted on July 18, citing the statement by the country's President Erdogan.
A Turkish court handed out aggravated life sentences to 72 former soldiers for trying to overthrow the constitutional order. Twelve of them were also handed additional sentences for the murder of civilians on Istanbul's July 15 Martyrs' bridge.
Turkish tourist Ebru Ozkan has been charged with helping to smuggle money and packages to Palestinian group Hamas, in a case that has angered Ankara.
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