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Fethullah Gulen has lived in self-imposed exile in the US since 1999 [Reuters]

Turkey orders detention of 100 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Turkish prosecutors have ordered the detention of about 100 soldiers over suspected links to the network of a United States-based Muslim religious leader and businessman, Fethullah Gulen, who has been accused of orchestrating a failed coup in 2016, state-owned Anadolu Agency said.
Mevlut Cavusoglu attended the 18th Doha Forum on December 15 and 16 in Qatar [Cem Ozdel-Anadolu]

Turkey: EU countries turning blind eye to Khashoggi murder

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that many European countries are ignoring the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a massive new airport project in Istanbul, which, once complete, is expected to become one of the world's largest.

Turkey orders arrest of 219 soldiers in Fethullah Gulen investigation

Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 219 soldiers with suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric.
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103 soldiers detained over botched coup

Suspected of having links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in mid-2016, 103 Turkish soldiers have been ordered to be detained.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives to deliver a speech in Istanbul, after initial results of Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will on July 9, 2018 be sworn in for a second mandate as Turkey's head of state after his election triumph last month, assuming sweeping powers granted under a new constitution, a presidential source said. / AFP PHOTO / BULENT KILIC

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Donald Trump over sanctions threat

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the US in comments published Sunday that sanctions would not force Ankara to “step back” after Donald Trump threatened to punish Turkey if a US pastor was not freed.
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Turkey arrests ex opposition lawmaker over alleged Gulen links

Turkey on Friday formally arrested a former opposition lawmaker over alleged links to the group blamed for the 2016 attempted coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media reported.

Kosovo PM orders probe into expulsion of Gulenists

Kosovo's prime minister has sacked his top security chiefs and ordered a probe into the expulsion of six members of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen's movement, which is blamed by Turkey for a 2016 coup attempt.

Senegal closes schools linked to Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen

Senegal's government has closed more than a dozen schools linked to a man the Turkish government considers a terrorist, underlining Turkey's growing influence in predominantly Muslim West Africa.

Turkey seeks life imprisonment for detained US pastor

A Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday requested life imprisonment for detained American pastor Andrew Brunson over alleged links to a failed coup attempt in 2016, the private Dogan news agency said.

Turkey issues detention warrants for 106 people in connection with failed military coup

Turkish authorities issued detention warrants on Monday for 106 people believed to have worked as “matchmakers” for a network accused of orchestrating last year’s failed military coup, a spokesman for the Istanbul police said.

Turkey denies offering money for US extradition of President Erdogan rival

Turkey has rejected as “ludicrous” allegations that it offered several million dollars to the United States to extradite a political rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey rights activists on trial over ‘terror’ links

Turkish authorities have put 11 human rights activists on trial, including the director of Amnesty International in Turkey, Taner Kilic.

Missing Turkish teacher Mesut Kacmaz ‘deported from Pakistan’

A Turkish school official, who disappeared three weeks ago, has been deported from Pakistan after being accused by Ankara of having links with the banned Gulen movement, the official's colleagues told Al Jazeera.

US, Turkey mutually suspend visa services in escalating row

The United States and Turkey on Sunday scaled back visa issuing services in each other's countries in a deepening diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul.

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Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

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Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

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Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

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