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 ...

Turkey issues detention warrants for 47 journalists: media

Jul 27, 2016

Turkey issues detention warrants for 47 journalists: media

Turkish authorities issued warrants for the detention of 47 journalists on Wednesday, broadcaster CNN Turk said, the latest step in a widening crackdown following a failed military coup. Police were set to detain the journalists as part of an investigation into U.S.-based Muslim cleric ...