A court on Thursday handed down verdicts to several people, among more than 220 suspects, in one of the biggest trials relating to the deadly July 15, 2016 failed coup.
Turkish security forces arrested 641 FETO suspects out of total 1,112 sought in a probe related to a leaked 2010 police exam paper, Anadolu news agency, citing sources says.
Representatives of both countries are expected to discuss the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, the businessman and cleric accused of many crimes and also the mastermind behind the failed coup in 2016.
Turkey's Maarif Foundation will now run schools once linked to FETO, the terror group behind the defeated coup of 2016 in Turkey.
Supreme Court of Pakistan directs the government to declare the FETO-linked Pak-Turk International Cag Education Foundation network that runs schools in the country, as a “proscribed organisation” and include its name in the terrorists outfit list.
Evangelical pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, who was arrested by Turkish authorities in 2016 on charges of espionage and links with terror groups, released by Turkish court.
The Turkish parliament has approved part of an anti-terror bill that was proposed by the AK Party after lifting the state of emergency in the country.
The dismissals came through a decree under the state of emergency, according to the official gazette, even as 148 employees who had been earlier dismissed from public institutions were reinstated.
The arrest warrants were issued after an investigation including several testimonies led authorities to believe the suspects are linked to the alleged orchestrator of the July 2016 coup attempt Fetullah Gulen.
Graham Fuller, an ex-CIA analyst, says he was speaking to a group of 100 people in Canada on the night of July 15. An Istanbul court issued a warrant for his arrest on Friday for ties to Fetullah Gulen's group.
President Erdogan says US case against Reza Zarrab, an Iranian-born Turkish businessman, is same as December 17-25 judicial coup attempt carried out by Fetullah Gulen Terror Organisation against Turkey.
"All allegations that Turkey would resort to means external to the rule of law for Gulen's extradition are utterly false, ludicrous and groundless," says a statement released by the The Turkish Embassy in Washington
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