The implementation of Mr Erdogan’s long-desired presidential system based on Islamic values is beginning to look inevitable, says Patrick Cockburn
Public sector employees are also banned from travelling abroad
The mayor of the city's Sisli district is in a critical condition in hospital
They said commanders told them they were taking part in military manoeuvres
A Turkish fighter jet has shot down a military helicopter used by the members of the coup forces.
Tanks have reportedly opened fire near the Turkish parliament building in Ankara during an attempted military coup against President Erdogan.
The military has instigated a coup against President Erdogan
The military have decalared martial law and media outlets have been taken over
Car bombings in Baghdad conjure up no hashtags, no Facebook profile pictures with the Iraqi flag, and no Western newspaper front pages of victims' names and life stories
The three suspected suicide attackers were all from parts of the former USSR
The death toll rose to 43 on Thursday after a Palestinian woman died of her injuries
President Erdogan has been increasingly isolated abroad while facing rising protests at home over his authoritarian policies as well as an increasingly bloody conflict with the Kurdish PKK and the Islamist terrorists of Isis
Officials said that 28 people were killed and up to 60 injured
239 others have been injured in the attack
Gay rights activists were arrested and had passports taken by police using tear gas
A video posted to social media by a human rights observer shows the moment police open fire on LGBT activists