Why Is Turkey Accusing Me of Plotting a Coup? - New York Times

WASHINGTON — On the night of July 15, elements of the Turkish military attempted a coup. It was a poorly organized effort that was defeated by a combination of people power, loyal units and serendipity. What made this failed effort remarkable was the ...

US charter schools with Turkish ties affected by crackdown - NOLA.com

New Orleans' Abramson Charter School had ties to the Gulen movement. It closed abruptly in July 2011, when this photo was taken, amid a Times-Picayune investigation into major mismanagement at the school. (Eliot Kamenitz, The Times-Picayune archives).

EU-Turkey: time for more dialogue and cooperation - EU News

Martin Schulz stressed the need to improve EU-Turkey relations on his first visit to the country after the attempted coup. A coup attempt, terrorist attacks, a war at the border and three million refugees... Turkey faces difficult times as do its ...

EU's migrant deal with Turkey on the line - New Europe

A handout picture provided by Turkish President Press office shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shake hands with President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz (L) during their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, 01 September 2016. Author.

Turkey removes more than 10000 security personnel, academics in purge - Reuters

People wave national flags as they wait for Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan arrival to the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, August 28, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas. ANKARA Turkish authorities have suspended about 8,000 ...

LETTERS: Turkey's consul general dismisses Trib column while Hewitt fan touts Baylor Bears - Waco Tribune-Herald

David Oualaalou's Aug. 21 column, “Turkey, longtime ally, ponders new directions after July coup,” does not reflect the current state of Turkey-U.S. relations and cooperation. The dismissive allegation that “Turkey on paper remains an ally of the ...

Turkish Prosecutor Coup Indictment: Gulen, Like Mormons, Is a CIA Project - Breitbart News

In an official indictment against individuals allegedly tied to Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish prosecutor has argued that Gulen's Hismet organization is a CIA project and compared it to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS ...

Turkey: Prosecutor Claims Gulen Movement, Like Scientology And Mormonism Founded By CIA - Eurasia Review

Fethullah Gulen's movement was founded by the US special services, claims a Turkish prosecutor. Authorities in Ankara have accused the US-based cleric of masterminding the attempted military coup on July 15. The Gulen movement has the same structure ...

Turkey sacks 8000 security personnel for alleged coup involvement - Middle East Eye

Turkey removed almost 8,000 security personnel from duty late on Thursday, according to state media, as the purge continued of those suspected of links to the 15 July failed coup. A total of 7,669 police were removed along with 323 personnel in the ...

Turkish premier rejects EU demands for changes to anti-terror laws - Press TV

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has dismissed demands by the European Union for changing the country's counter-terror law in return for granting Turkish citizens visa-free entry to Europe. “We once again reiterate that we cannot make any ...

Diplomatic efforts to save EU-Turkey migrant deal - euronews

Building bridges in Ankara, the European Parliament President Martin Schulz met with the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to work out their differences on the EU-Turkey migrant deal. Ankara was promised visa-free travel in return for stemming the ...

'EU did not support Turkey in a timely manner after the coup,' EP president says - Daily Sabah

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz at Çankaya Prime Ministerial Office during their meeting in Ankara, on September 1, 2016. The president of European Parliament visited Ankara on Thursday ...

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim Says Turkey Cannot Soften Anti-Terror Stance - JP Updates

AFP/File / Adem Altan. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks during a meeting of his Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in Ankara on August 9, 2016. Turkish Prime Minister Binali ...

EU in Turkey charm offensive - EUobserver

The EU dispatched senior officials to Ankara in an effort to salvage a migrant swap deal and restore strained diplomatic relations. Both European Parliament president Martin Schulz and EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos are meeting Turkish ...

Turkey coup attempt: 543 more court officials sacked - BBC News

A further 543 judges and prosecutors have been sacked in Turkey, bringing the number of dismissals since July's failed coup to at least 3,288. The new dismissals were reported as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrated the start of the new judicial ...

EU Parliament chief softens line on visa-free travel for Turkey - Deutsche Welle

Head of the European Parliament Martin Schulz has told Turkey on a visit to Ankara that the EU still wants to see changes to Turkey's anti-terrorism laws. But failure to do so is not a deal breaker, he said. Türkei Ankara - Martin Schulz & Binali ...

Erdogan's Gulenist Witch Hunt Spreads to Larissa, Greece - Greek Reporter

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking Turkish coup-instigators far and wide, including in Larissa, Thessaly. A person of particular interest to the Turkish leader is Brigadier Numan Yendigildiz, the Turkish administrative head of the South ...

Turkish PM says made explicit to EU that cannot change anti-terror law - Reuters

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildrim addresses members of parliament from his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, Turkey July 19, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas. ANKARA Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said he ...

Turkey made clear to EU that it cannot change anti-terror law, PM Yıldırım tells Schulz - Daily Sabah

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said he had made clear to visiting European Parliament President Martin Schulz on Thursday that Turkey could not ease or make amendments to its anti-terrorism laws, a demand of Brussels in order for Turks to gain visa ...

Middle-East Institute Scholar on Biden's Turkey Visit & Russian Relations - Georgia Today

Ross Harrison is a Scholar at the Middle-East Institute and a professor at the Georgetown University in Washington. We asked him to analyze the US-Turkey relations and the impact on Georgia of the latest moves in Turkish foreign policy. How would you ...