Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet US President Donald Trump next week in New York on the margins of a UN meeting. The meeting comes with relations at an all time low.
Ankara accuses Chancellor Merkel of populism and going against EU principles after she said in an election debate that Turkey should not join the European Union.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the German economy minister's warnings to not invest in Turkey, and said that Germany needs to "pull itself together".
The Turkish foreign ministry said statements by the spokesmen for the German chancellor and foreign ministry constituted "diplomatic rudeness" and the judiciary cannot be instructed or counseled by anyone.
Ankara dismisses more than 7,000 police, civil servants and academics over suspected links to FETO on the eve of the anniversary of last year's deadly coup attempt
The movement, which controls 163 schools across the country and teaches around 70,000 students, has been accused of avoiding taxes.
General Yasar Guler says FETO is one of the most complicated and organised terror organisation that has become a global problem.
A year has passed since the failed coup attempt that claimed the lives of 249 and injured 2,000 others on July 15, 2016. Turkey's government says FETO is the prime suspect behind the failed coup.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his meeting with the US president would "mark a historic turn of the tide" and hailed Turkey's "outstanding relations" with the United States.
Germany is considering granting asylum to Turkish military personnel who fled the country after last year's attempted coup. Turkey has warned Germany not to open its doors to the alleged coup plotters.
Malaysia deports three Turkish nationals to Turkey a week after they were detained due to their alleged links to a network run by Fethullah Gulen.
The ongoing operation is targeting police officers accused of links to the network associated with Fethullah Gulen whom Ankara accuses of masterminding the July 15, 2016 attempted coup.
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