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Turkey dismisses military, shuts media outlets as crackdown deepens

Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern among its Western allies.

28 Jul 2016,

Turkey declares three-month state of emergency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the nation is imposing a three-month state of emergency in the aftermath of last week's bloody coup attempt.

21 Jul 2016,

Turkey coup attempt: Crackdown toll passes 50,000

More than 50,000 people have been rounded up, sacked or suspended from their jobs by Turkey's government in the wake of last week's failed coup.

20 Jul 2016,

Turkey coup attempt: Over 6,000 held

As many as 27 men accused of masterminding the failed coup attempt against the Turkish government arrived in court in the capital Ankara Monday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan refused to rule out bringing back the death sentence for those involved in the ill-fated takeover attempt.

18 Jul 2016,

Turkish President declares coup attempt over; 754 people arrested

As dawn broke in Turkey on Saturday, it remained unclear whether a military attempt to wrest control from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had been successful.

16 Jul 2016,

Thailand Army Sees No Coup as Martial Law Imposed

Thai authorities signaled the possibility of holding elections under martial law imposed by the military yesterday as the army moved to clamp down on all forms of media.

23 May 2014,