An area off the east coast of China's island province of Hainan will host military exercises from today until Thursday, the maritime administration said on its website, adding that entrance to the exercise area will be "prohibited". The military would not elaborate on any specifics regarding the drills. China generally describes its exercises in the South China Sea as routine.
The purge has raised concerns about basic freedoms and the effectiveness of key institutions. Erdogan said the aim was "to be able to take the necessary steps in the most effective and quickest manner to remove the threat directed against our country's democracy, its state of law and our citizens' rights and freedoms".
President Barack Obama, and his spokesman said the government was preparing a formal extradition request for Gulen. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim did not say whether the dossier amounted to an official extradition request, but pledged to supply U.S.
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.