Turkey blames US-based cleric Gulen for envoy’s assassination

Turkey blames US-based cleric Gulen for envoy’s assassination

Russian investigators arrived in Turkey on Tuesday to help investigate the assassination of Moscow’s ambassador as the Turkish government pointed the finger of blame at exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, who resides in the United States. Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was shot nine times in the back on Monday by off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut […]

Lawyers for US-based Turkish cleric fear attacks on his life

Lawyers for US-based Turkish cleric fear attacks on his life

Lawyers for US-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen said on Friday they feared attacks on his life following Turkey’s demands that he be extradited to face allegations that he ordered a failed coup against the government last month. His lawyers said they expect Gulen, who has denied any involvement in the July 15 coup attempt, will […]

Turkey issues arrest warrant for US-based cleric Gulen over coup

Turkey issues arrest warrant for US-based cleric Gulen over coup

Turkey issued an arrest warrant on Thursday for US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, accusing him of ordering the coup attempt aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. An Istanbul court issued the warrant, the first after the failed putsch for the reclusive cleric in Pennsylvania, the Anadolu news agency said. In the warrant, Gulen stands accused […]