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Turkey: Government launches purge after attempted coup

Nearly 3,000 soldiers arrested and 2,700 judges fired as Turkey begins punishing those linked to attempted coup.

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Turkey timeline: Here's how the coup attempt unfolded

Turkey's President Erdogan defiant after a night of high drama during which an army faction tried to topple him.

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Turkey: Crowds attack troops after coup attempt

Turkish police fired weapons into the air to protect surrendering troops from enraged civilians.

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Turkey PM: Attempted coup leaves 265 people dead

Government says 2,839 military personnel detained as coup put down despite pockets of resistance holding out in Ankara.

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Erdogan resorts to iPhone's FaceTime after coup attempt

President's first appearance after an army faction tried to topple him came via a chat app on an mobile phone.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Turkey's Erdogan appears in Istanbul after coup bid

Government says coup attempt foiled as explosions continue to be heard in central Istanbul and Ankara.

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Turkey coup attempt: Reaction from around the world

US advises support for elected government, Iran calls for unity and some Syrians celebrate attempt to topple Erdogan.

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Timeline: A history of Turkish coups

The military has intervened directly in Turkish politics three times, and in 1997 carried out a "postmodern coup."

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Turkey prime minister says coup attempt foiled

Turkish prime minister says military chief of staff back in charge after army faction said it taken control in a coup..

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Yemen's Houthi rebels head for Kuwait to resume talks

Representatives of Ansar Allah, the political arm of rebel Houthis, to attend talks on Friday despite boycott threats.

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