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Some 4,700 People Remanded in Custody in Turkey over Failed Coup Attempt

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said  that 4,704 people have been remanded in custody over alleged links to the July 15 failed coup so far, Anadolu Agency reported on Saturday

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Turkish Airlines to Maintain Normal Operations during Emergency Rule

All Turkish Airlines operations and flights are proceeding uninterrupted following last week’s thwarted coup attempt in Turkey and will continue that way, the country’s flag carrier has announced.

World | July 22, 2016, Friday // 17:33 | Viewed: 1126

France Charges Five Suspects over Nice Truck Attack

French anti-terrorism judges have formally charged five suspects of plotting the terrorist attack in Nice on July 14.

World | July 22, 2016, Friday // 14:06 | Viewed: 1023

EU’s Mogherini Calls on Turkey to Respect Human Rights during Emergency Rule

Turkey should not be using democratic institutions to undercut human rights, the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has said.

World » EU | July 22, 2016, Friday // 10:01 | Viewed: 949

Turkey to Suspend Human Rights Convention during State of Emergency

Turkey will suspend the European Convention on Human Rights during a state of emergency it declared after last week’s failed coup, the country’s Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus has said.

World | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 16:32 | Viewed: 1398

Germany Calls on Turkey to Show Restraint in Response to Thwarted Coup Attempt

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has urged the Turkish government to show restraint in its response to the foiled coup attempt and end the three-month state of emergency as quickly as possible.

World | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 12:19 | Viewed: 1308

Austria Summons Turkey’s Envoy to Protest Pro-Erdogan March in Vienna

Austria’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Turkey’s ambassador to Vienna to discuss the political course Ankara is taking in the wake of the failed coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

World | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 11:37 | Viewed: 1832

Bulgaria to Assume EU Presidency Six Months Early on 1 January 2018

Bulgaria will assume the rotating presidency of the European Council on 1 January 2018, six months earlier than initially planned, the country’s public radio broadcaster BNR announced on Thursday.

World » EU | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 09:11 | Viewed: 1704

Number of Terror Attacks in EU Rises in 2015: Europol

A total of 151 people died and over 360 were injured as a result of terrorist attacks in the EUlast year, Europol has announced.

World » EU | July 21, 2016, Thursday // 08:32 | Viewed: 1708

Erdogan Announces Three-Month State of Emergency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a three-month state of emergency in the country.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 23:55 | Viewed: 1576

Turkey Charges 99 Generals, Admirals over Coup Attempt

Turkey has brought charges against 99 generals and admirals over their alleged links to last week's foiled coup attempt in the country, the BBC reports.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1373

Turkey Halts Scientific Cooperation with Rest of World

Turkey's Council of Higher Education (YÖK) has announced that all universities should suspend academic assignments abroad, Anadolu Agency has said.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 2202

Britain Gives Up 2017 EU Presidency

The UK has said it will not host the rotating Council of EU Presidency in the second half of 2017, German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung says.

World » EU | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 1532

Belarusian Journalist Killed in Explosion in Kiev

Journalist Pavlo Sheremet died in a blast in Kiev, Ukrainian and Russian media report.

World » Ukraine | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1868

Turkey: Wikileaks' AKP Mails Mention Bulgaria 664 Times

Wikileaks has published around 300 000 emails that purportedly belong to the Party of Justice and Development (AKP) in Turkey.

World » Southeast Europe | July 20, 2016, Wednesday // 10:14 | Viewed: 2589

Istanbul 'Explosion' Caused by Fire in Residential Building

A blast heard in Turkey's largest city Istanbul turned out to be the result of a fire.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 18:17 | Viewed: 2102

Hundreds of Migrants 'Reached Belgrade via Bulgaria' Last Week

Up to 300 migrants reached Belgrade on a daily basis after having crossed into Serbia from Bulgaria, a non-profit says.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1958

IS Claims Responsibility for Axe Attack in Germany

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the axe attack committed in Germany, world media report.

World » EU | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1631

Erdogan 'Ready' to Reinstate Death Penalty, Fends Off Staged Coup Claims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the death penalty could "always" be reintroduced, amid "demands" for its restoration that followed the failed coup attempt.

World » Southeast Europe | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1539

Turkey 'Won't Get EU Visa Waiver This Year' - Commissioner

EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger has predicted that Brussels will not stick to the deal reached with Turkey on the migrant crisis and lift visa requirements for its nationals by the end of the year.

World » EU | July 19, 2016, Tuesday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1589

Former Turkish Air Force Chief Reportedly ‘Confesses’ to Plotting Coup Attempt

Former Turkish air force commander Gen. Akin Ozturk has reportedly confessed to planning last week's failed coup attempt, the BBC reported on Monday, citing Turkey’s Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | July 18, 2016, Monday // 20:38 | Viewed: 1404