Web
Analytics
The news is by your side.

failed coup

Turkey marks failed coup that changed country

ISTANBUL: Turkey marks one year on July 15 since a coup attempt aiming to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that failed within hours but etched far-reaching consequences into its society and politics. The country is in the throes of the biggest purge in its history against alleged coup supporters while Erdogan has seen his grip on power tightened rather than weakened. But Turkey is also facing some isolation on the diplomatic stage, experiencing tense relations with the European Union and the United States, and now…