Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
World

Turkey's Failed Coup: Warrants Issued for 105 Tech Experts

Anadolu Agency says 52 of the suspects have been detained so far

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addresses a crowd at an event after the referendum results were announced outside the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, photo: Press Presidency Press Service, via AP
2 weeks ago

ANKARA – Turkish authorities have issued detention warrants for 105 information technology experts suspected of aiding last year’s failed coup, the state-run news agency reported.

The warrants were issued Tuesday as Turkey kicked off a week of events commemorating the July 15 anniversary of the thwarted coup and remembering about 250 people who were killed.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım visited a graveyard in Istanbul where some of the victims were buried, while special prayers were to be recited in honor of the dead at mosques across the country.

Anadolu Agency says 52 of the suspects, who include ex-employees of Turkey’s scientific research council and of the telecommunications authority, have been detained so far. They are accused of providing technical support to the coup plotters.

Turkey has blamed U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gülen for the coup and is seeking his extradition. Gülen has denied involvement.

Turkey declared a state of emergency following the attempt and embarked on a sweeping crackdown, arresting some 50,000 people for alleged links to the coup and dismissing over 100,000 from government jobs.

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
World

Trump Message Chief Willing to 'Fire Eve ...

6 hours ago
Sports

Stephen Curry, Warriors Finalize $201 Mi ...

6 hours ago
World

Chainsaw Attack Suspect Arrested in Swit ...

6 hours ago
World

Senate Panel Drops Manafort Subpoena

6 hours ago
Most Popular

Hurricane Hilary Forms in Pacific Off Me ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico

World Bank Forecasting Brighter Prospect ...

By The Associated Press
World

Stephen Curry, Warriors Finalize $201 Mi ...

By The Associated Press
Sports

Austerity Plan for Federal Deputies

By Yvonne Reyes
Mexico

Mexico Announces New Laptop, Tablet Secu ...

By The Associated Press
Mexico