Millions across Turkey took part in special commemoration events since the country put down a military coup attempt.
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.
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.
Eight former soldiers accused of taking part in Turkey's failed 2016 coup are being tried in absentia, as they are currently seeking asylum in Greece.
In light of the upcoming one-year anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey, TRT World Research Centre, the think-tank extension of TRT World, has published a booklet commemorating the events that took place that night.
A parliamentary inquiry found that Gulenist army officers were the driving force behind the coup attempt last July. TRT World spoke with Resat Petek, the head of the parliamentary commission, about the findings of the investigation.
European countries have barred Turkish lawmakers from speaking at various events and commemorating the July 15 coup attempt
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
One year later, we look back at this night of defiance by the Turkish people, from the early confusion to the moment the coup plotters finally surrendered.
The violence of the attempted overthrow brought back traumatic memories for Turkey's Syrian refugees, but many supported the elected government against what they saw as an attempt to establish a regime like the one they had escaped.
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.
One year after the attempt by a rogue faction of the army to overthrow Turkey's democratically elected government, TRT World tells the story of five Turkish nationals who took to Istanbul's streets to protest. Not all of them survived.
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