Also detained in the sweep was Halis Hanci, an alleged senior aide to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen - the reclusive spiritual leader whom Turkey accuses of having orchestrated the plot to overthrow Erdogan. More rallies were planned over the weekend in many towns and cities. The rally was organized by the opposition Republican People's Party, which was close to secularist generals who used to control the military.
ASEAN requires all of its decisions to be made by consensus , and Cambodia's refusal to support mentioning the July 12 tribunal ruling left the bloc deadlocked over the weekend before the Philippines withdrew its request to mention the arbitration case.
An already tense situation in the South China Sea has become increasingly unbalanced, as the United States moves to install the advanced THAAD missile-defense system in South Korea , claiming the need to protect against North Korean military threats.
Price also commended what he said was the "quick and decisive response" by French law enforcement. A nun who was in the church said Hamel was forced to the ground before his throat was slit. "The whole of France and all Catholics are wounded". The reason for the raid and the identity of the man arrested were not immediately clear. Other religious leaders were quick to condemn the violence, with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, tweeting: "Evil attacks the weakest, denies truth ...
The arrest of a Pakistani terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupawara district is a "big success" for the security forces, as it exposes the game plan of Pakistan, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said. "The arrested militant is being quizzed to ascertain information about him and others killed in the operation", he said. As the militants were challenged, they opened fired triggering a gun battle.
Members of French special police forces of Research and Intervention Brigade (BRI) and French scientific police are seen at the scene during a raid after a hostage-taking in the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy , France, July 26, 2016.