Turkey tells US harboring Gülen is a hostile act after coup attempt

The federal government is advising Canadians to avoid all travel to Turkey the day after a violent military coup tried and failed to overthrow the Turkish government.

Gulen has condemned the coup and denied playing any role in its orchestration.

TRT and CNN Turk were both temporarily shut down by the coup plotters, who announced that they were attempting to takeover the government in the name of democracy and human rights.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, meanwhile, thanked leaders of the opposition parties in Turkey for strongly opposing the coup attempt.

The US military has around 2,200 service members and civilian employees in Turkey, which is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member and a crucial regional partner for Washington.

Italy is also an outspoken opponent of the death penalty. "The necessary will be done". "Turkey has allowed many ISIS fighters it is believed to cross over the Turkish southeastern border into the Syrian affair".

Instead, the president was able to Skype into Turkish news outlets, demand mass protests, and the coup has seemingly failed.

French President Francois Hollande looks on as South African President Jacob Zuma leaves the Elysee Presidential palace, in Paris, on July 11, 2016.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with government rules. HDP parliament group deputy chair İdris Baluken said Turkey should solve its main problems, starting with the Kurdish issue.

Earlier, the judicial authorities said that some 2,745 judges across the country would be dismissed in the wake of the coup.

An estimated 265 people had been killed as of Saturday morning, 161 of them were reportedly civilians, police and soldiers. Almost 3,000 people have been detained.

He said about 20 of the people who planned the overnight coup in Turkey were dead and 30 more were wounded, adding those who formed the back bone of coup plotters were detained. The U.S., which counts Turkey as a key Middle Eastern ally in its fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, lent its "absolute support" to Turkey's democratically-elected government.

Yildirim told a news conference in the capital Ankara that the situation was fully under control and that "our commanders" were in charge of the military.

Merkel told reporters at the chancellery in Berlin on Saturday that it was "tragic that so many people paid for this coup attempt with their lives" and urged an end to the bloodshed.

"The aggravation of the political situation in the context of the terrorist threats existing in the country and armed conflict in the region carry a high risk to worldwide and regional stability", the ministry said in a statement Saturday.

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