The Turkish PM added that 7,543 people have been detained over alleged links to the botched putsch. Germany said on Monday that Turkey would lose its European Union status if it reinstates the death penalty. Tens of thousands of demonstrators came out on the streets of Turkey's capital Ankara and other cities to show support for the President Tayyip Erdogan.
The trajectory of the Rodong missile was still being analysed, spokesman Jeon Ha-Kyu of Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said . The three reported launches came as North Korea criticised the planned deployment of an advanced United States missile defence system in South Korea.
The chronology of Bouhlel's last night is still being pieced together. The Islamic State said on Saturday that a Tunisian man who barrelled his truck into a crowd in the French resort city of Nice was a "soldier" of the group, though the veracity of the claim couldn't immediately be determined.
Yet elsewhere in the city the grief was still raw as families said farewell to their loved ones and some demanded to know from the authorities how security measures had failed to prevent a man from driving a truck through crowds of revelers in an apparent planned attack that resulted in the worst mass carnage in Nice's recent history.
According to reports , his ex-wife was also being questioned. Bouhlel was shot to death by police after he barreled down the crowded Promenade des Anglais for nearly a mile Friday, crushing and hitting people who had gathered to watch fireworks.
Gulen has strongly denied the government's charges, suggesting the attempted military coup in Turkey could have been staged as a pretext for the Erdogan government to seize even more power. Turkish special forces policemen walk in front of their damaged base, which was attacked by the Turkish warplanes during the failed military coup last Friday, in Ankara , Turkey , Tuesday, July 19, 2016.