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Turkey seeks arrest of ex-CIA officer Fuller over coup plot

Turkey seeks arrest of ex-CIA officer Fuller over coup plot

Turkey’s chief prosecutor has issued an arrest warrant for former CIA officer Graham Fuller. The prosecutor accuses Mr Fuller, former vice-chair of the US National Intelligence Council, of having links to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen. Mr Gulen, who lives in ...

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Ankara seeks extradition from Germany of ’top coup fugitive’

ISTANBUL: Turkey is to ask German authorities to extradite a top suspect in last year’s failed coup who still remains at large, state media said on Tuesday.A request for Adil Oksuz to be extradited from Germany has been prepared following ...

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Fate of Zimbabwe's Mugabe hangs in the balance amid coup confusion

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s fate hung in the balance on Friday as he apparently resisted efforts to step down in the wake of an audacious seizure of power by the army, until this week a key pillar ...

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe, coup chief meet with smiles and handshakes

HARARE (Reuters) – A smiling President Robert Mugabe was pictured shaking hands with Zimbabwe’s military chief a day after the army seized power, throwing confusion over predictions that the 93-year-old’s nearly four-decade rule had come to an end. Mugabe unexpectedly ...

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Turkey detains 60 security officials suspected ties to coup plotters: Anadolu

Related Articles ISTANBUL: Turkey arrested 60 former security officials in a wide-scale operation on Thursday on suspicion of links to last year’s attempted military coup, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.Authorities issued warrants for the arrest of 108 former security ...

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Zimbabwe takeover seems like a coup, African Union says

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Zimbabwean military’s takeover of power and detention of President Robert Mugabe “seems like a coup”, key regional bloc the African Union says. Its head, Alpha Conde, said the AU demanded an immediate ...

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Zimbabwe’s Apparent Coup: What We Know

Advertisement • Zimbabwe’s military said early Wednesday that it had taken custody of President Robert Mugabe. In a broadcast, an officer declared that the military was “targeting criminals” around the 93-year-old president. • The military appeared to have taken control ...

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Soldiers seize Zimbabwe state broadcaster, anti-Mugabe coup talk intensifies

HARARE (Reuters) – Soldiers deployed across the Zimbabwe capital Harare and seized the state broadcaster on Wednesday after 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe’s ruling ZANU-PF party accused the head of the military of treason, prompting frenzied speculation of a coup. Soldiers ...

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Americans Jailed After Failed Coup in Turkey Are Hostages to Politics

HATAY, Turkey — One is a NASA scientist who was vacationing with relatives in Turkey. Another is a Christian missionary who has lived in Turkey for 23 years. Others include a visiting chemistry professor from Pennsylvania and his brother, a ...

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