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Main coup trial begins in Turkey against nearly 500 suspects - Deutsche Welle

One of the most important coup trials against the alleged leaders of last year's coup attempt has begun in Turkey. The suspects are accused of running the coup bid from Akinci air base outside Ankara. Turkei Ankara - Angeklate werden zu Gericht ...and more »

'Traitors, filth': Turkish protesters berate accused in coup trial - Middle East Eye

ISTANBUL, Turkey – Cries of "traitor" and "murderer" rang out and nooses were thrown in their path as 41 former high-ranking military officers were marched single file and in handcuffs to a custom-built courthouse on Tuesday, when one of the biggest ...and more »

Pentagon Concerned By Russian Missile Deal With NATO Ally - Newsweek

Russian S-400 Triumph medium-range and long-range surface-to-air missile systems drive during the Victory Day parade, marking the 71st anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, May 9, 2016. Maxim ...and more »

Turkish government steps up attempt to ease economic row with Germany - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish economy officials have accelerated efforts to tone down a recent row with Germany, vowing that German investments in Turkey were safe and citing a “communication mistake” for reports about an anti-terror probe against hundreds German companies ...and more »

Hundreds face judges in Turkey's biggest coup trial - Aljazeera.com

Turkey is holding its largest trial over the July 2016 coup attempt, with nearly 500 people appearing in court. The suspects, who are standing trial on Tuesday, are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government from an airbase seen as the plotters ...and more »

US, NATO wait to see if Russia-Turkey defense deal goes through - Al-Monitor

Turkey's recent move to acquire a Russian S-400 missile defense system has raised eyebrows in the United States, as Moscow looks on with a smile. VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images. Russia's S-400 air defense missile system rides through Red Square during ...and more »

Turkey's key coup trial kicks off with 486 suspects - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey has begun the critical trial on the July 2016 coup attempt, in which 486 suspects stand accused of attempting a putsch to overthrow the elected government from the Akıncı Air Base, considered the central nerve center of the coup. The Ankara 4th ...and more »

Why is Turkey buying the Russian S-400 missile defence system? - TRT World

The purchase of the system is part of a policy to better protect itself from wars raging on it's borders and to make the country's defence industry more self-sufficient. But the move risks damaging relations with its NATO allies. File image of Russian ...and more »

Nearly 500 suspects on trial over Turkey's failed coup - CBC.ca

Nearly 500 suspects, including a number of generals and military pilots, went on trial in Turkey on Tuesday accused of leading last year's failed coup attempt and carrying out attacks from an air base in Ankara. U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom ...and more »

486 suspects appear in court in Turkey's largest coup trial - Xinhua

A total of 486 suspects will go on trial on Aug. 1 in a purpose-built courtroom outside Ankara, charged with crimes ranging from murder, violating the constitution and attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the coup bid. (AFP Photo ...and more »