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Sudan general says coup attempt foiled

Sudan general says coup attempt foiled

Sudan's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt, a top general announced on state television Thursday, saying that 12 officers and four soldiers had been arrested.

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid

Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said Thursday.

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup

Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday

Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

Erdogan, alliance partner agree to lift state of emergency

The state of emergency has been in place since after an attempted coup in July 2016 and has been extended every three months since then.

Yemen PM accuses separatists of coup attempt after HQ takeover

Yemen PM accuses separatists of coup attempt after HQ takeover

Yemen's Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher on Sunday accused southern separatists of attempting a coup in the interim capital of Aden after they took over the government headquarters.

Turkey says doesn't want Greece to become 'safe haven' for coup plotters

Turkey says doesn't want Greece to become 'safe haven' for coup plotters

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu urged Greece on Tuesday to not become a "safe haven" for plotters of last year's coup attempt, citing the 995 people who have applied for asylum since the failed putsch.

Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet

Miss Turkey loses crown over contentious coup tweet

Itir Esen, 18, won Miss Turkey 2017 during a ceremony in Istanbul on Thursday night and was going to represent the country in the Miss World competition in China.

Turkey's tourism numbers continue to drop in February

Turkey's tourism numbers continue to drop in February

Turkey's tourism sector continued to welcome fewer visitors, with February numbers showing a 6.5% decline compared to the same month last year, data from the Tourism Ministry showed on Thursday.

Merkel presses Erdogan to uphold freedom of opinion

Merkel presses Erdogan to uphold freedom of opinion

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of a free media and freedom of opinion in talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Thursday.

Turkey extends emergency rule by three months

Turkey extends emergency rule by three months

Turkey's parliament voted overnight to extend emergency rule by three months in a move which the government said was needed to sustain a purge of supporters of the US-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating July's failed coup.

Bill boosting Erdogan's power going to Turkey parliament

Bill boosting Erdogan's power going to Turkey parliament

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Thursday a bill expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power would be brought to parliament next week, just months after the leader survived a coup attempt.

Pakistan expels Turkish teachers 'linked with Erdogan foe'

Pakistan expels Turkish teachers 'linked with Erdogan foe'

Pakistan has ordered Turkish teachers at schools with alleged links to a Turkish cleric opposed to President Tayyip Erdogan to leave the country, as it prepared to host the Turkish leader on Wednesday.