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Turkey bans academics from work trips abroad

2 years, 2 months ago
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkey's higher education council has banned academics from work trips abroad and urged those overseas to quickly return home, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Wednesday.

Turkey escalates post-coup purge despite global alarm

2 years, 2 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey widened its massive post-coup purge to the state education sector on Tuesday after vowing to root out supporters of an exiled cleric it accuses of orchestrating the attempted power grab.

Turkey detains 103 generals, admirals after coup

2 years, 2 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey has detained a total of 103 generals and admirals in the wake of the failed coup aimed at overthrowing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, state media said on Monday.

Turkey has made clear to U.S. that Gulen behind coup plot

2 years, 3 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey's foreign minister said that he had made clear in a call with U.S. counterpart John Kerry that followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen were behind a coup attempt, but had not directly discussed the cleric's possible…

Erdogan enemy Gulen denies behind Turkey coup attempt

2 years, 3 months ago
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric and former ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, denied being behind the attempted coup in Turkey and condemned it "in the strongest terms".