Turkey attempted coup

Turkey anti-emergency rallies draw government criticism

Opposition holds sit-in protests across the country as the government prepares to extend the state of emergency.

Turkey anti-emergency protests draw government criticism

Greece

Greece demands release of soldiers held in Turkey

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says Ankara uses Greek soldiers as 'pawns to blackmail', an accusation Turkey denies.

PM Tsipras demands release of Greek soldiers held in Turkey

Human Rights

Turkey slams UN over human rights report

UN rights office calls for halt to 'continued deterioration of human rights' in a report described by Ankara as biased.

Turkey slams UN over human rights report

The Listening Post

July 15: The day Turkey's media narrative changed

What is the media's role in framing the 2016 coup attempt as an explanation for the challenges facing the country?

The Listening Post

Pyeongchang 2018: Sport, politics and the media game

The media get caught up in North Korea's diplomatic games at the Winter Olympics. Plus, journalism in post-coup Turkey.

Turkey

Turkey: Six journalists given life sentences over coup

Six Turkish journalists have been sentenced to life in prison on charges related to a failed 2016 coup attempt.

Turkey: Six journalists given life sentences over coup

Amnesty International

Turkey releases Amnesty chairman Kilic

Taner Kilic was imprisoned over alleged connections to the Gulen movement, accused by Ankara of an attempted coup.

Turkish court orders release of Amnesty's Taner Kilic

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey 'to hire' 40,000 army staff after coup purge

Ankara has carried out massive purges in the military since the failed coup attempt of July 2016.

Turkish army to hire over 40,000 personnel: state media

Greece

Greece moves to cancel Turkish soldier's asylum

A Turkish officer who fled Turkey after a failed 2016 coup has been granted asylum in Greece, despite extradition calls.

Greece moves to cancel Turkish soldier's asylum

Turkey

Turkey sacks 2,766 civil servants over 'terror' links

More than 600 military staff and 360 gendarmes among the public employees dismissed by emergency decree.

Turkey sacks 2,766 civil servants over 'terror' links

Turkey

Turkey-Europe tensions high as EU summit opens

EU meeting in Brussels comes amid deteriorating relations and calls to freeze Ankara's EU membership bid.

Turkey-Europe tensions high as EU summit opens

Turkey

Spat with US to be resolved soon: Turkey's deputy PM

Tensions have risen in recent days after the detentions of two locally employed US consulate staff.

Spat with US to be resolved soon: Turkey's deputy PM

Turkey

What prompted the US-Turkey visa dispute?

Visa suspension was a reaction to Ankara's Syria policy and the arrest of a US embassy employee, Turkish official says.

What prompted the US-Turkey visa dispute?

Middle East

Turkey sentences 40 to life for trying to kill Erdogan

Rogue soldiers convicted in a major trial linked to last year's failed coup attempt that left hundreds dead.

Turkey sentences 40 to life for trying to kill Erdogan

Turkey

Turkey detains two Germans in relation to Gulen probe

Police tell state media the duo was held in Antalya over probe into Gulen group, which Ankara blames for failed coup.

Turkey detains two Germans in relation to Gulen probe