To protect the country's democratic order, the Turkish people defeated the coup attempt in a remarkable fashion, inspiring the state to immediately put the accused on trial.
The second anniversary of the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey is being marked across the world with commemoration ceremonies.
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag was speaking in parliament as putschist fighter jets bombed the building last July 15. He continued speaking and said he would die rather than let the coup plotters win. He speaks to TRT World one year later.
This is an account of the Turkish president's actions that night – that arguably may have led to the coup's failure.
During last year's failed coup in Turkey, 249 people lost their lives. Among them were citizens of the small Turkish town of Kazan, a district in Ankara.
23 suspects sentenced to life imprisonment, while former colonel gets 12 years; two privates acquitted.
Last year's attempted coup in Turkey has left families struggling to cope with the loss of loved ones killed by rogue soldiers.
Demonstrators to attend several rallies, both in support of and against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in German city of Cologne.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras promised Turkish President Erdogan that the extradition is being processed and will be completed soon.
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