The Turkish government is unveiling new monuments and has already renamed the iconic Bosphorus Bridge, various schools, mosques, a TV studio, bus and metro stops, even entire neighborhoods — all after July 15.
They had memories. They knew to wait for the state TV announcement. But even they hadn't experienced a Turkish president on CNN via FaceTime, or the carnage and retribution later.
When Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wanted to reach out to those who opposed the attempted coup last week, he didn't dial-in to a government-supported media outlet.
The military rebels were extremely close to taking power in Turkey. A quick-thinking pilot played a big role in thwarting them.
Turkish government is back with a vengeance. In addition to the 6,000 military arrests, the authorities ordered the dismissal of thousands of education staff and college deans.
Some women’s groups say they are being specifically targeted. On Twitter, many women are reporting an increase in harassment on the streets. Others are railing against misogynist language used by all sides, reducing women to pawns, or spoils of war.
What happened when word of a coup attempt got out in Turkey? People made a run to local stores to stock up on snacks, cigarettes and booze.
After the US had to halt anti-ISIS flights out of Turkish air bases, now they've resumed operations. But Turkey's government is quickly rounding up thousands from the military in a purge that's expected to hurt its NATO abilities.