Turkish PM says US should 'speed up' extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of being behind last month's coup - Daily Mail

Turkey wants the United States to speed up procedures for extraditing US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom it accuses of orchestrating last month's violent coup attempt. 'We want the process to be accelerated,' the country's Prime Minister ...

Azerbaijan to Identify All Followers of Turkish Cleric Gulen in Country - Sputnik International

All Azerbaijani followers of US-based dissident cleric Fethullah Gulen accused by Ankara of masterminding the failed coup attempt, the deputy head of Azerbaijan's presidential administration said Saturday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Friday, the security ...

Report: Turkey asks German intelligence for help in Gulen crackdown - Deutsche Welle

Turkey has asked German intelligence to help in its crackdown on the Gulen movement. The request comes as Turkey accuses the West of not doing enough against schools, charities and businesses tied to the movement. Fethullah Gulen. The Turkish ...

Turkey's Gulen crackdown comes to Bosnia - Deutsche Welle

The Turkish president's struggle with Fethullah Gulen is also being felt in the Balkans. Bosnia and Herzegovina is home to private schools founded by the Gulen movement - and Ankara is calling on them to be closed. Burch University Sarajevo. Before the ...

US officials head to Turkey to discuss cleric's extradition - The Times of Israel

ISTANBUL (AP) — A delegation of US Justice Department and State Department officials is due to arrive in Turkey to discuss its demand for the extradition of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, so that he can stand trial for his alleged role in ...

A Month After Turkey's Failed Coup, Taking Stock Of A Sweeping Purge - NPR

Since a coup attempt just over a month ago failed to dislodge the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his government has launched a sweeping purge that has impacted tens of thousands over a wide cross section of Turkish society.

US Justice Dept to send team to Turkey for Gulen probe: Bloomberg - Al-Arabiya

Turkish President Erdogan has demanded the US extradite Gulen accusing him of being behind a coup attempt last month. (File Photo: Reuters). Reuters Saturday, 20 August 2016. Text size A A A. The US Justice Department will dispatch a team to Turkey in ...

Joe Biden to visit Turkey: Exiled cleric will be 'top of agenda' - CNN

(CNN) When US Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey on August 24, he'll no doubt have plenty to discuss with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. One of the top items on the agenda will likely be Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric Erdogan accuses of ...

US to send delegation to Turkey for Gulen probe: official - Reuters

FILE PHOTO: U.S. based cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File photo. WASHINGTON U.S. Justice and State Department officials will fly to Ankara to discuss government ...

How Erdogan's Turkey is a very strong nation: 7 Amazing facts you should know - Blasting News

Moments after news of a possible coup, the Turkish president appeared on facetime. As he urged the Turkish people to take to the streets, people poured out of their homes into town squares and airports. Unarmed, the common people of #Turkey forced the ...

Turkey asks Germany for help with Gulen crackdown: report - Reuters

U.S. based cleric Fethullah Gulen at his home in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 29, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Mostoller/File Photo. BERLIN Turkey's government has sent German authorities requests for 40 searches and three extraditions linked to ...

Kerim Uras: 'Show of solidarity came rather later than expected' - Kathimerini

Western skepticism over the wide-ranging crackdown by the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a failed military coup last month is “unfounded,” Turkey's Ambassador to Greece Kerim Uras tells Kathimerini in an interview. He adds, however, that “the ...

'US to send team to Turkey' for Gulen probe - Aljazeera.com

Justice department's reported move follows pleas for extradition of man accused of orchestrating failed Turkish coup. 20 Aug 2016 06:46 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Gulen's Hizmet organisation has affiliated schools around ...

Turkey: CIA Obviously Knows Gulen Was Behind Coup - Antiwar.com

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag today insisted US claims of not having sufficient evidence of Fethullah Gulen's complicity in last month's failed coup amounted to “ridiculing” Turkey and the rest of the world about the matter. Bozdag insisted ...

A strong message for Erdogan - The Boston Globe

Relations between Turkey and the United States, long strained, have grown even worse in the wake of the failed military uprising in July, which the government in Ankara has all but accused Washington of abetting. On Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden ...

Turkish evidence for Gulen extradition pre-dates coup attempt - Washington Post

Turkey's request for U.S. extradition of self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen refers only to his alleged activities before last month's failed coup attempt, for which the Turks have not yet provided any evidence of his involvement, a senior ...

Is Turkey abandoning NATO or vice versa? - Al-Monitor

A piece I wrote in October 2014 titled “Is NATO membership shackling Turkey?” was about the Turkish public opinion debate over NATO. Today's article asks whether NATO might find Turkey's membership burdensome. Summary⎙ Print Some Turks view ...

Islamic Cleric Gulen Believes US to Refuse Turkey's Extradition Request - Sputnik International

Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, suspected of guiding the recent military coup in Turkey, expressed confidence on Friday that the US will not find legal grounds in the materials prepared by Turkey for his extradition. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On July 15, the ...

Gulen: Turkey Started Rapprochement With Russia Due to Lack of Options - Sputnik International

Turkish opposition Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, suspected of guiding the recent military coup in Turkey, said that Turkey started rapprochement with Russia due to lack of other options. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Last week, Russian President Vladimir ...

Justice Department to Dispatch Team to Turkey for Gulen Probe - Bloomberg

The U.S. Justice Department will dispatch a team to Turkey in coming days to pursue allegations by the Turkish government of criminal activity by Fethullah Gulen, an Obama administration official said Friday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ...