Members of Turkey's armed forces declared hours earlier that they had taken control of the country as explosions, gunfire and a reported air battle between loyalist forces and supporters of the coup erupted in Ankara , the capital. In Istanbul, the gendarmerie closed the two bridges that connect the city's Asian and European parts over the Bosphorus Strait, with tanks reported on the bridges.
A Turkish official says a plane carrying Mr Erdogan has just landed back in Istanbul. 0239 - Bomb hits parliament in Ankara , state-run Anadolu Agency says. "We are focusing on the possibility of an attempt (coup)", Yildirim said. TRT later went off the air. "Erdogan was insane, -I'm happy he is gone!" a middle aged man shouted from his auto.
At least 84 people were killed and many others were injured when a truck ran over crowds late Thursday during Bastille Day celebrations in France's Mediterranean city of Nice. A month later, a man rammed his vehicle into two Canadian soldiers in Quebec, killing one of them, in an attack that may have been inspired by Adnani's recording.
Netanyahu reiterated his call for Palestinians to "follow the courageous example of Egypt and Jordan", and resume direct negotiations with Israel. Shoukry and Netanyahu discussed over two meetings Sunday the results of the ministerial meetings, which took place in Paris last month, as a part of the French initiative to revive the peace process in the Middle East.
The deal was not connected with efforts to unbind delegates to allow them to vote against Trump or specifically to help Cruz , even though some of the interests overlapped, Cuccinelli said. "Make the case that they should use that voice to support him", Lee said. Former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan, who spearheaded the effort, criticized the decision and vowed to still try to force a vote on the convention floor when Republican delegates gather beginning Monday.
Mike Pence as his running mate Friday morning. Pence is an "anti-gay, anti-choice social warrior with few discernible accomplishments", said Democratic strategist Lis Smith. "Gov. Pence is a proven pro-life champion both during his time in Congress and as Governor of Indiana", Dannenfelser said. Even if Pence were the reincarnation of Abraham Lincoln, his presence on the ticket won't alter the fact that the Republican candidate for president is a shallow self-promoter who traffics in ...