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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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