ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has formally arrested 32,000 people in its investigation of a religious movement the government blames for staging a military coup attempt on July 15, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Wednesday.
The pilots linked to the downing of the Russian Su-24 jet in November are among those who were arrested for plotting Friday's attempted military coup in Turkey, Turkey's Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdag confirmed Tuesday.
ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. officials have told their Turkish counterparts they will respond within a couple of days to Turkey's demand to arrest Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for a bloody coup attempt, Justice Minister Bekir Bo...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Tuesday a total of more than 26,000 people have been detained in connection with last month's failed coup attempt.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey is receiving intelligence that the Muslim cleric it blames for orchestrating a coup attempt this month could flee his residence in the United States, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Thursday.