The terror group began secretly infiltrating Turkey's state institutions from the 1970s until its kingpin, Fetullah Gulen, took his deadly aim on the night of July 15, 2016.
The suspects, in the capital Ankara, are part of a group of 71 FETO members, including 33 active-duty officials, who infiltrated the Justice Ministry, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.
To protect the country's democratic order, the Turkish people defeated the coup attempt in a remarkable fashion, inspiring the state to immediately put the accused on trial.
The largest country in the Horn of Africa was shaken by a coup attempt on June 23, but what brought the country to this point?
The soldiers are accused of communicating with Fetullah Terrorist Organisation – a terror group behind 2016 defeated coup in the country – through pay phones and landline phones.
Washington is reportedly assessing the possibility of extraditing Fetullah Gulen, one of Turkey's most wanted fugitives. But can the Trump administration really put Gulen on the deportation trial?
Aytug Atici, former MP of Turkey's opposition party, said he would only shave if country's state of emergency was lifted. It was.
Turkey is marking the 2nd anniversary of the defeat of the attempted coup on July 15, 2016, in which at least 250 people were killed and over 2,000 wounded. President Erdogan joined a huge rally at the July 15 Martyrs' Bridge in Istanbul.
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.
Across Turkey, millions joined "National Unity" marches on the first anniversary of the failed military coup last year.
As the anniversary of last year's failed coup in Turkey draws near, TRT World tells the stories of heroism displayed on that day. One such story is that of Metin Dogan, who stood up to tanks at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on July 15.
23 suspects sentenced to life imprisonment, while former colonel gets 12 years; two privates acquitted.
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