/ Aug 2, 2016

Attempted coup cost Turkey economy $100 billion

The foiled coup attempt seeking to unseat the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cost the Turkish economy $100 billion, the trade minister was quoted as saying Tuesday. Customs and Commerce Minister Bulent Tufenkci was quoted as saying by the Hurriyet newspaper the heavy ...

Defiant Turkey extends police powers, shutters schools after coup

Jul 24, 2016

Defiant Turkey extends police powers, shutters schools after coup

Turkey pushed on Saturday with a sweeping crackdown against suspected plotters of its failed coup, defiantly telling EU critics it had no choice but to root out hidden enemies. Using new emergency powers, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Cabinet decreed that police could now hold suspects ...