Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two senior Turkish military officers were jailed for life on Thursday for involvement in July’s failed coup attempt that killed almost 250 people, marking the first conviction related to the putsch, news agencies said. The court found that a colonel and a major had been assigned duties as provincial commanders after the intended overthrow of […]

Greek court approves extradition of three Turkish soldiers over failed coup

Greek court approves extradition of three Turkish soldiers over failed coup

A Greek court decided on Tuesday to extradite three Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece after a failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan in July, one of their lawyers said. The three pilots were among a group of eight Turkish soldiers who fled to northern Greece in a helicopter and sought political asylum, saying they […]

EU-US free trade talks have ‘failed’, says German minister

EU-US free trade talks have ‘failed’, says German minister

Germany’s vice chancellor and economy minister, Sigmar Gabriel, said Sunday that negotiations on a massive trade deal between the European Union and the United States were effectively dead in the water. “The talks with the US have de facto failed because we Europeans of course must not succumb to American demands,” he told public broadcaster […]

Turkey shuts down scores of media outlets after failed coup

Turkey shuts down scores of media outlets after failed coup

Turkey has ordered the closure of scores of media outlets and discharged 149 generals as part of a deepening crackdown that followed the failed coup earlier this month, official sources said Wednesday. According to a government decree published in Turkey’s official gazette, the closure involves three news agencies, 16 television stations, 23 radio stations, 45 […]