A suicide bomber attacked a Kurdish wedding party in Turkey near the Syrian border Saturday night, killing at least 51 people and wounding 69 others.
In our news wrap Thursday, the fast-moving fire just 60 miles east of Los Angeles flared even more; 1500 firefighters are battling flames only 4 percent contained. The inferno has charred nearly 50 square miles since Tuesday and forced 82,000…
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in St. Petersburg Tuesday, a step toward mending ties ruptured last year when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near Syria’s border. Judy Woodruff discusses the turmoil in Turkey with…
By Michael D. Regan
A rally convened on Sunday by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan drew hundreds of thousands of his supporters to the streets of Istanbul in response to last month's attempted military coup.
By PBS NewsHour
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan moved today to establish further control over the armed forces after a failed military coup. He has fired 1,400 soldiers, sailors and airmen for suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Dion Nissenbaum of the…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Turkey reportedly placed a temporary ban on professional scholars leaving the country for work-related purposes as part of its investigation into an attempted coup last week.
In Istanbul, thousands of supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan went out to the streets, demanding retribution for those responsible for the coup over the weekend. Meanwhile, even more Turkish civil servants were detained or suspended from their jobs.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have emerged from Friday’s failed coup stronger, but the rule of secular law may suffer. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports and Hari Sreenivasan learns more from chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner and…
By Marcia Biggs
The Turkish government, led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, detained 6,000 people after this weekend’s failed military coup, including three generals and hundreds of soldiers. On Sunday, tens of thousands marched through the streets of Ankara in a show of…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
The Obama administration would entertain an extradition request for the U.S.-based cleric that Turkey's president is blaming for a failed coup attempt, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday.
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