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Turkey sharply condemned a U.S. court decision to sentence a former Turkish state-run bank official to 32 months in prison, arguing the ruling was based on “fake evidence.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said his government would consider the case of two Greek soldiers jailed in Turkey if Athens extradited soldiers suspected of the 2016 failed coup.
The Turkish government has vowed to carry out new operations abroad to “pack” and bring home followers of U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom it blames for the 2016 failed military coup.
A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of the US-based Muslim religious leader Fethullah Gulen and seven others over the 2016 killing of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, according to state media reports.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey could never be "condemned by virtual courts" in the US after he was implicated in a scheme allegedly designed to subvert US sanctions on Iran during a trial in New York.
Turkey on Friday issued an arrest warrant for a former top CIA official over alleged links to the group blamed for last year's attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported.
A Turkish court ordered Tuesday the release on parole of two journalists who were jailed accused of involvement in the failed coup attempt last year to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
The Nigerian government has confirmed that Turkish authorities requested for the extradition of over 1000 Turkish citizens in Nigeria for belonging to the Fethullah Movement “FETO” which has been declared a terrorists organization by the Turkish government.
The extradition request, prior to the meeting between President Muhammad Buhari and his Turkish counterpart President Tayyip Erdogan, on Thursday, in Ankara, had created tension between both countries as Nigeria refused to accede to the request of the Turkish authorities to have the affected persons extradited.
President Recep Tayyeb Erdogan hosted Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria for a fairly long one-on-one meeting in Ankara, the Turkish capital on Thursday before the bilateral meeting that involved their ministers and members of their delegations.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as a "scandal" the decision by US authorities to indict his security guards involved in a brawl in Washington DC in May.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday compared the defeat of last year's attempted coup against his rule to key events in the country's history, including a 1071 triumph by Turkic tribes over the Byzantines in Anatolia.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is confident Mikel Obi will recover in time for next Tuesday’s final group game against Argentina at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Gambian president Adama Barrow paid tribute on Friday to three young protesters killed by police in an anti-pollution rally, urging witnesses to come forward to a commission of inquiry set up by his government.
The Nigerian Army says its men killed seven Boko Haram terrorists and recovered weapons in Azaya Kalmari village in Mafa local government area of Borno state on Friday.
Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique is recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumour.
Senegal face Japan on Sunday at the World Cup fired up by an “ignorant” tweet by a British tycoon and reality television star that has become the talk of the team.
Dr Yemisi Akinbobola has urged journalists to recognise the importance of showing images that portray African women in positive ways.
Members of the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti State, have said they are solidly behind Governor Ayodele Fayose and that at no time did the governor plan to trade away the candidacy of the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
A former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared that there was no vacancy in Aso Rock presidential villa next year, apparently telling a former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido.
A retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Pius Olayiwola Aderemi CON, has passed on.
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi, said the number of people forced to flee their homes in 2017 rose to 68.5 million, warning that the world’s displacement hotspots “are becoming hotter”.