Reports: Turkey detains Muharrem Kose, alleged ringleader of failed coup

An alleged ringleader Muharrem Kose of the failed coup plot in Turkey has been detained, the state-run Anadolu news agency reports Tuesday.

Officials and reports have indicated that Muharrem Kose, a colonel and legal counsellor of the military's General Staff, is considered to be a key planner of the failed putsch on Friday.

Last update: Wed, 20/07/2016 - 00:10
Author: 

More from World

Jammeh looted state coffers before leaving Gambia, say officials

Former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh emptied the country’s state coffers before relinquishing power, a member of the...

Trump invites Netanyahu to meeting as new settlement action weighed

US President Donald Trump has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to meet him at the White House next...

Trump's senior staff sworn in at White House

About 30 officials who will serve as advisers and assistants to President Donald Trump were were sworn in Sunday at...

Dozens killed in clashes in south-west Yemen

ozens of people have been killed in clashes in war-torn Yemen's south-west, a source in the Yemeni military told dpa...

Iran hands down 5-year prison sentence to British woman for spying

A court in Tehran has sentenced a British woman, who has already been held in custody in Iran for 10 months, to five...