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Turkey suspends 13,000 police officers, shuts down TV station

Turkey suspends 13,000 police officers, shuts down TV station

Turkish authorities suspended nearly 13,000 police officers, detained dozens of air force officers and shut down a TV station on October 4, widening a state-ordered clampdown against perceived enemies in the wake of July's failed coup.

Russia, Turkey to form joint investment fund

Russia, Turkey to form joint investment fund

Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukaev said on September 4 President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan had agreed to form a joint investment fund between their two countries.

Obama to meet Turkey's Erdogan in China on September 4

Obama to meet Turkey's Erdogan in China on September 4

US President Barack Obama will have a bilateral meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during the G20 summit in China next month and is likely to have at least an informal talk with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the White House said on August 29.

Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces

Erdogan says to close military schools, rein in armed forces

Turkey will shut down its military academies and put the armed forces under the command of the defense minister, President Tayyip Erdogan said on July 30 in a move designed to bring the military under tighter government control after a failed coup.