President Erdogan is accusing his NATO officers of complicity in the failed coup. They've been ordered back to Turkey. Their NATO IDs and diplomatic passports have been revoked. Now, they're seeking asylum in Belgium.
A high-level intelligence official has been fired and 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested. Turkey's ruling party has responded, saying Ankara will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of the Saudi journalist.
Mesale Tolu, a journalist detained for months in Turkey for alleged terror links, is returning to Istanbul to appear in court, she says. Her husband, also a journalist, is still in Turkey under a travel ban.
After years of strained ties, Erdogan has said he wants to reset relations with Berlin during a pomp and circumstance-filled visit to Germany. But German and Turkish politicians aren't convinced it will lead to a change.
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