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Unease over the Nice attack and an attempted coup in Turkey has weighed heavily on the profit forecasts of European airlines, which were already reeling from the turbulence that followed the Brexit vote.
Egypt spread messages of rejoicing Turkish coup, raised criticism to president in response to Erdoğan’s campaign against Al-Sisi
After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey’s government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country – and how Turks react to it.
Silenced by a crackdown following the coup attempt, secular Turks feel increasingly disenfranchised and isolated. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
In light of Friday’s unsuccessful military coup attempt, many Turks fear continued intervention in the press and the judiciary. Discussions on the re-introduction of the death penalty are also troubling.
The attempted military coup that shook Turkey on Friday was far closer than many realize to seizing state power. Tom Stevenson in Istanbul takes a closer look at why it ultimately failed.
Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs denied blocking UN condemnation statement
Some 200,000 Germans are said to be holidaying in Turkey at the moment. The German Foreign Office warns tourists in Istanbul and Ankara to be extremely vigilant.
Thousands arrested, hundreds killed in a chaotic night of a failed coup attempt in Turkey
EgyptAir flights resume to Istanbul as Atatürk airport reopens
The concept of a coup d’état is not new to Turkey. Friday’s event was the sixth coup d’état following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, starting with the 1960 Turkish coup d’état, then the 1971 Turkish military memorandum, followed by the 1980 Turkish coup d’état, the 1993 alleged Turkish military coup, the 1997 Turkish military …
The Turkish composer Tolga Yayalar, who lives in Istanbul, tells DW how he experienced the attempted military coup on Friday night. He fears for freedom of art and the press.
The military upheaval in Turkey, of which the final consequences are yet to be seen, highlights a major weakness in worldwide efforts to promote democracy. This event underscores the need to establish binding international legal principles to ban the recognition of military regimes as a result of coups d’état. Establishment of such principles, and the creation …
Despite Erdoğan’s crackdown on freedoms, Turkish people chose to take to streets to support him
An emergency session for the Turkish parliament was held Saturday afternoon with pro-government supporter’s surrounding the headquarters with chants against the coup attempt and an inside of the building marred by last night’s destruction.
Despite failure, private and state-run media consider the Turkish military coup a success
Turkey has experienced many military coups but the latest, overnight attempt was different says DW’s Seda Sertar.
Troops loyal to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear to be regaining control after a section of the Turkish military announced that it had seized power to restore order
The Turkish government has faced a deadly coup attempt from elements in the nation’s military. Responding to the unrest, foreign leaders slammed the violence and publicly supported Erdogan’s administration
A military group took illegal action “outside the chain of command”, says Yildirim
Lack of economic incentive for Egypt will continue to inhibit chances for political reconciliation, says analyst at the Carnegie Foundation
Kurtulmuş’s declaration comes after Turkey improved its relations with both Russia and Israel
The Egyptian people have chosen their leaders in democratic elections, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson commenting on Erdogan’s declarations about Egypt on Tuesday
Turkish officials have detained two suspected “Islamic State” (IS) jihadists linked to the June 28 attacks on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. With the detention of two Kyrgyz nationals, the total arrests have risen to 29.
Morocco – like Turkey, Tunisia and Egypt – has suffered a dip in tourism figures after terror attacks. Visitor numbers are still dropping, even five years after the last attack in the North African country.