Erdogan calls for people to take to the streets against military coup

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call to broadcaster CNN Turk says he remains the president of the country and the head of the army and calls for the people to take to the streets against the coup.

Military declares curfew across whole of Turkey

A military statement read by an anchorwoman on state broadcaster TRT says a curfew is imposed on all of Turkey until further notice for people's safety.

Reports: Tanks on streets of Ankara, clashes

Tanks were on the streets on Ankara and there were reports of clashes near the security headquarters in the Turkish capital, according to CNN Turk and witnesses in the capital on social media.

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Fighting reported in Ankara as Erdogan urges resistance to coup

Fighting has broken out in Ankara amid reports of a military coup in Turkey, with tanks on the streets, according to reports from CNN Turk and witnesses on the ground.

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Last update: Sat, 16/07/2016 - 00:39

Turkish official: Group within army attempting to overthrow democracy

The Turkish military announced late Friday that it was seizing power in Turkey to restore order, according to a statement carried by the Dogan news agency.

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Last update: Sat, 16/07/2016 - 00:05

Military, with large deployment, announces takeover in Turkey

The Turkish military announced late Friday that it was seizing power in Turkey to restore order, according to a statement carried by the Dogan news agency, while political leaders denied there was a coup and vowed to keep power.

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Last update: Sat, 16/07/2016 - 00:04

Reports: Syrian regime areas celebrate attempted coup in Turkey

Celebratory gunfire and fireworks filled the skies in Syrian areas under the control of president Bashar al-Assad as news circulated that the Turkish military was attempting to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, eyewitnesses in Damascus tell dpa.

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