At least 39 people have been killed, including 15 foreigners, after a gunman attacked a nightclub in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Advertisements
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At least 51 people are now believed to have been killed, and a further 69 wounded, following a suicide bombing, reportedly carried out by Islamic State, in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.
At least 60 people have been killed, and 754 soldiers detained, after forces loyal to the government say they have ended an attempted military coup in Turkey.
Reports have suggested that there have been casualties following clashes, during an ongoing military coup in Turkey, including reports of 17 police officers having been killed in the coup attempt.
Clashes have reportedly broken out in Isntabul’s Taksim Square, after supporters of President Erdogan turned out there, following the outbreak of a military coup in Turkey.
Gunshots and explosions have been reported in the Turkish capital, Ankara, with reports suggesting a helicopter has fired on the Presidential Palace, during an ongoing military coup.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has, during a discussion on national television, urged the Turkish people to go to the streets.
The Turkish military has released an official statement, announcing that it has taken control of the country, following a military coup.
The winner of the 2006 Miss Turkey competition is facing a possible two-year jail sentence for insulting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan by sharing a satirical poem via social media.
Following a military operation in Syria, the Turkish government has began construction on a new tomb for the remains of Ottoman Empire founder Suleyman Shah closer to the Turkish-Syria border.