Showing posts with label military coup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label military coup. Show all posts

Friday, February 2, 2018

Venezuela’s Maduro may be kicked out by own military & get ‘nice’ exile in Cuba, Tillerson hints

the army has often been an “agent of change” in the Latin American country
Issuing an ambiguous threat to Venezuela, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the army has often been an “agent of change” in the Latin American country and beyond in cases when leadership “can no longer serve the people.”

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Greek gov't appeals committee ruling to grant asylum to Turkish soldier

eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece
Greek government announced on Saturday that it filed an appeal against a ruling issued by an independent administrative committee to grant asylum to one of the eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey in 2016.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

EU calls on Turkey to "respect rule of law" one year after failed coup

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini
The European Union (EU) on Friday reiterated its condemnation of the coup attempt in Turkey one year after the plot was routed, but called on Turkish government to "respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms and the rule of law" when bringing the individual perpetrators to justice.

Turkey dismisses thousands of police and civil servants

Turkey dismisses thousands of police and civil servants
Turkey's government has issued a new executive decree under the ongoing state of emergency imposed after last year's failed coup, dismissing more than 7,000 police, civil servants and academics.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Austria Bars Turkish Economy Minister over Rally Plans

Austria said Monday it had barred Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci from entering the country to attend a rally marking the anniversary of last year’s failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

German Foreign Minister Asks US for Help in Airbase Row With Turkey

Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has asked the United States for help in the row with Turkey after German legislators were denied access to the Incirlik airbase, media reported Thursday.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Turkey protests against Norway giving officers asylum

The Norwegian ambassador to Ankara has been summoned to Turkey’s foreign ministry after Norway granted political asylum to five former Turkish military officers allegedly involved in a July coup attempt, a ministry spokesperson said.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

About 40 Turkish NATO soldiers requested asylum in Germany: media

About 40 mostly high-ranking Turkish soldiers who worked at NATO facilities in Germany but were suspended after the failed coup in Turkey in July have requested asylum in Germany, news magazine Der Spiegel and broadcaster ARD reported Saturday.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Turkey says may cancel migrant readmission deal after Greece ruling

Turkey on Friday threatened to scrap a migrant readmission deal with Athens after the Greek Supreme Court refused to return eight suspects allegedly linked to the failed July coup.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for 8 Coup Suspects in Greece

Turkey Thursday issued an arrest warrant for eight former Turkish army officers who fled to neighboring Greece after the failed July 15 coup bid to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Greece rejects Turkey soldiers' extradition

Greece's Supreme Court has ruled against extraditing eight Turkish soldiers whom the Turkish government accuses of being involved in last July's attempted coup.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Greece to rule on Turkish servicemen later this week

A group of Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after last year's failed coup have appeared at Greece's Supreme Court in a closely watched extradition hearing.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Two military officers sentenced to life in prison over failed Turkey coup

Two senior Turkish military officers were jailed for life on Thursday for involvement in July’s failed coup attempt that killed almost 250 people, marking the first conviction related to the putsch, news agencies said.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Greek court rejects extradition for 2 Turkish servicemen

A Greek court Thursday rejected Turkey's extradition request for the last two of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece after a failed July military coup, their lawyer said.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Nach Putschversuch in der Türkei: Athen übergibt drei türkische Militärs

Ein griechisches Gericht hat die Auslieferung von drei der insgesamt acht aus der Türkei nach dem Putschversuch geflohenen Militärs beschlossen, wie die türkische Zeitung „Hurriyet“ am Dienstag mitteilt.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Greece rejects extradition of three coup plotter soldiers to Turkey

A Greek court on Dec. 5 ruled against the extradition of three Turkish soldiers out of eight who fled to the country one day after the failed July 15 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Disproportionate repressive measures: Ankara in fury after Euro parliament vote

The Turkish government has reacted angrily to the European Parliament’s Nov. 24 overwhelming recommendation to freeze Ankara’s EU accession negotiations, with chief negotiator Ömer Çelik saying his government regards the decision as “void.”

EU Parliament votes to urge halt to Turkey EU membership talks

European Union lawmakers called on Thursday for a temporary halt to EU membership talks with Turkey because of Ankara's "disproportionate" reaction to July's failed coup, although EU governments are unlikely to take heed.

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