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The Turkish government moves against those it suspects of having
Around 3,000 soldiers are under arrest and over 2,500 judges
crowd had taken to the streets in support of their president after the
violence, which left 265 dead. Five people are arrested
in connection with The French President has called
for "national unity". The Interior Ministry calls of
thousands of police reserve list to help bolster interior security.
The Prime Minister of Turkey has described an attempted
coup as a "black stain" on Turkish democracy.
addressing large crowds of supporters.
He claimed the country is now under control and that nearly
many of them civilians, were killed during the violence
In London, the Foreign Office is advising British people in Turkey
It's estimated there are currently 50,000 Britons on holiday there.
Our correspondent Katy Watson reports from Istanbul.
Less than 12 hours after the attempted coup began,
walking from tanks with their hands above their heads.
Last night, the parliament building in Ankara became the focal
The country's President took the video messaging,
urging people to come out onto the streets to oppose
This was the Bosphorous Bridge in Istanbul.
The rebel soldiers stood firm against protesters
Some mounted the tanks, grabbing guns from soldiers's hands.
This man went down to the bridge with his pregnant wife.
He showed me the photos of the tanks and the crowds.
Army members were brutal, they were sending bombs
to people from tanks, passing by people, my friends
who were on the bridge, on Bosphorous Bridge,
This morning the bridge was reopened.
The reminders of last night's action removed from sight.
Life here may be starting to return to normal, and the government says
they have things under control, but they are still asking people
to remain on the streets the protest until all of this is over.
The Prime Minister has condemned what happened.
TRANSLATION: What happened on July 15th was a black stain
The people who attacked the civilians with the bombs, tanks,
planes and helicopters of the state are worse than the PKK terrorists.
More than 2.5 million Brits visit Turkey every year.
Those currently in the country have been told to stay indoors.
The new Foreign Secretary said the UK remains very concerned
They're working very hard, as you can imagine, to do the best
for the many Brits that are there, and who are there on holiday.
They should follow the travel advice and we will do our best to update
Meanwhile, flights in and out of the country are still chaotic.
Some have been cancelled, others diverted, until
Well, as we've been reporting, for several hours last night
hundreds of Turkish soldiers appeared to have taken control
of key areas of the main cities of Ankara and Istanbul.
There was little sign of Turkey's political leaders
as the plotters took over buildings and media outlets.
But crucially, they needed to secure the support of the public
and especially the majority of the military
Zira Meral from the Centre for Historical Analysis
and Conflict Research examines for us now why the coup failed.
Turkey's Armed Forces have Turkey's Armed Forces have
interfered in politics. They have taken control of the country several
times in the last 50 years, forcing governments to step down twice. This
is why this coup did not work. No public support. Others started with
media campaigns and organised protest. That did not happen here.
Even the government's faces critics have come out against the
attack. Two, number bashed macro not enough soldiers. They had not nearly
enough and their actions were quickly condemned by other parts of
the armed service. No bureaucratic support. Physically
taking control of a building does not mean you are in control of the
state. You need the support of the judiciary and the bureaucracy. The
government has suspended people to prevent that.
No international support. All governments have expressed their
condemnation. And the biggest problem was the
contradiction in their aims and methods. They claim they were
supporting democracy. Given the thousands of people out on
the street, waving the Turkish flag as celebration over -- for the
ritual democracy. Not just supporters of President Erdogan,
also people who support various opposition parties have been
celebrating the defeat of this coup attempt. Those were pictures from
Istanbul and this is Ankara now. This is the scene live there. As you
can see, people out in force, and celebrating what has been seen by
some commentators as a victory for people power. And a victory for
democracy in Turkey. But clearly, huge questions ahead for political
stability in Turkey and for the nature of President Erdogan's rule.
It was a huge challenge to his authority, this coup attempt. But
some commentators say you might have been strengthened by the fact that
the coup attempt was put down. And as we are hearing, the country now
under control of the authorities. Almost 3000 soldiers arrested and a
death toll of around 265. Many of them civilians, killed during the
violence in Istanbul and Ankara. The Turkish President has called
on the United States to extradite a Muslim cleric he accuses
of being behind the country's President Erdogan said US should
hand over Fethullah Gulen, because the segments of the army
which had carried out the attempted President Erdogan's government
officially designated Gulen's religious movement a terrorist
group in May. Fethullah Gulen, who lives
in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, has
denied any involvement. Speaking from the United States,
he said he condemned the attempted The two men were once allies,
but President Erdogan has frequently accused the cleric of trying
to seize power from Dr Henri Barkey is the Director
of the Middle East programme at the Woodrow Wilson International
Center for Scholars in Washington. He's currently in Istanbul
and he joined me a short time ago. He told me that those behind the
coup took a huge gamble. They thought that if they started
a coup, that the rest And unfortunately
for them, they did not know their history -
there were two such coups in 1962 and 1963
where junior officers tried thing and in both of these
cases they lost. In Turkey, if you are going to have
a successful coup, it is the top generals who have to take
the initiative and control So junior officers do not
have a successful track record. We are looking at the rebel soldiers
surrendering. What motivated them, what was it
about President Erdogan's government that made these soldiers
want to try and overthrow him Look, the military, given
the institutional prerogatives, given its history, has always been
posed to Islamic tide leaders. -- has always been opposed to
Islamic type leaders. To the extent that President Erdogan
has won elections but still pursues what they think is a very
religious agenda. That has always been
problematic for them. The fact that he has consolidated
power and trying to change the constitution, there are a lot
of people that are upset about this but they don't try to mount
a coup, they fight it The problem is that when you have
officers and soldiers and they have access to guns,
they think they can do things This is a humiliating
defeat for them in a way. Because, as I said, things that have
happened in the past in Turkey, you realise that they don't
learn their lessons. Let's turn our attention to the
aftermath in Nice. France's interior minister has called up 12,000 police
reservists to boost security over the summer. Let's show you some of
the pictures from one of the makeshift shrines that has grown up
there. You can see people lighting candles in memory of the dead and
injured. In memory of the 84 people killed. President Hollande has
declared three days of mourning from Saturday to remember the people
killed. Flags at half-mast. Let's get our report from Lucy Williamson
with the latest. What makes a local man turn
on his community and kill? This is where Mohamed Bouhlel
planned his attack. This quiet block of flats
on the outskirts of Nice. A blue patterned towel
still hanging form the railing. Inside a neighbour showed us
where he lived, alone, French officials say
he was probably radicalised, but Jasmine told us that she had
seen no sign of it. I saw him during Ramadan,
with a young woman cuddling him. Jasmine's 14-year-old daughter
rang her from the promenade on Thursday, weeping
terrified into the phone, not knowing that she was running
from the man who lived upstairs. The promenade has now reopened
and the brutal reminders of what happened are fading under
the buzz of normal life. But this attack left France
with some uncomfortable questions, Committed jihadists,
or just isolated, angry residents Police are questioning five people,
and so-called Islamic state has claimed responsibility
for the attack, but France's interior minister says this appears
to be a new, much looser kind of affiliation, much harder
for the authorities to predict. The far-right leader Marine Le Pen
quickly took to social media, France is a great country,
she said, and it has the means to defend itself,
but because its leaders are puny they don't know how to do
this, or even want to. France's leaders say the country's
values are the target. Security, liberty, brotherhood -
how to honour them all? So 84 people died in the attack and
more than 50 others including five children are still in a critical
condition in hospital. My colleague has been speaking to the family of
one victim. A mother who was hit by the truck as she saved her children.
A devoted mother, a victim of the Bastille Day attack.
She leaves behind a family consumed with grief, including
She was killed trying to save the little one,
he says, she pulled him towards her but was hit
She died in ten minutes on the way to hospital.
The two boys, now motherless, are traumatised.
Many families take their children to the shrines to pay their respects.
It's a harrowing detail of the attack that the killer
could see that he was hitting youngsters -
Five children are still fighting for their lives in hospital.
It is of course the psychological trauma of the terrible events
of Bastille night that will be difficult heal.
For those children who survived, the work begins now to stop
We offer psychological reassurance, try a little to contain
the emotions, because I think we cannot completely stop them.
A mother just now asked me if I had some kind of magic pill.
Claire and her family, from eastern France, flew into Nice
They are on holiday, but the tragedy is a lesson in life
They must understand that our world is changing.
I hope that it will change for the best, but it is important
for them to be here to know that their world is changing
Bastille Day will always represent the moment the people
of France won their freedom, but for some it will now also
represent, because of the murderous actions of one man, fear
It's a big moment in the US Presidential race.
Donald Trump has been giving his first press conference
with the man he's chosen to be his Vice-Presidential running
mate - the Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence.
The two men have differed in the past on issues such
But Republican strategists are hoping the socially conservative
Mr Pence will help to broaden Mr Trump's appeal.
Speaking in New York, Donald Trump explained why he'd
chosen Mike Pence, before the Indiana Governor himself took
Governor Pence balanced the budget, produced a surplus, and maintains
a $2 billion reserve fund in the State of Indiana.
It's also rated AAA - their bonds are AAA.
The best, that's as good as you can get -
whether you're a company or a State - AAA.
Indiana was recently recognised by Chief Executive magazine
as the number one State in the Midwest for business - number
the frustrations and the hopes of the American people like no
We're tired of being told, we're tired of being told that this
We're tired of having politicians in both parties in Washington DC,
tell us we'll get to those problems tomorrow.
And as Ronald Reagan said, we're tired of being told that
a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can
plan our lives better for us than we can plan them for ourselves.
Donald Trump gets it, and he understands
That is Mike Pence. I have been asking Jane O'Brien what more we
know. The odd thing is that if you had
waited for Donald Trump to tell you, you would still be waiting. He spoke
for 30 minutes before finally introducing Mike Pence to the stage
which is really odd, because the whole idea of this form of highly
choreographed introduction is literally to do that, to introduce
the person who could become the vice president, to the nation. Mike Pence
isn't really well known by most Americans. But Donald Trump
effectively delivered his standard stump speech, taking sideswipes at
Hillary Clinton and seems to have to remind himself actually, he was
there to talk about Mike Pence. The reason that he once Mike Pence on
the ticket is because he is everything Donald Trump is not. He
has got great Conservative credentials, he is controlled, he's
disciplined, not a hothead. He certainly has good working
relationships with lawmakers on Capitol Hill and he is in effect an
insider. And Donald Trump made it very clear that that is the biggest
reason he wants him, because he is fed up with being an outsider. And
TV recognises that he needs to gain that credibility with wavering
Republicans who will be crucial in getting him into the White House. --
and he recognises. Allah is Donald Trump doing in the polls? Is it
possible to say how he's being viewed in America, not including
this announcement that Mike Pence is as running mate, it is he looking
like gaining ground across the country? The Pelz change -- the
polls change daily. The race is extremely close. But what is
significant is that in terms of general unpopularity, neither
Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump well liked by anybody. This is a campaign
when we are seeing the two least favoured now up for election. Which
makes the whole dynamic of this race very, very strange indeed and could
well affect turnout. If you are not enamoured by your Republican or
Democrat candidate, you might just stay home. So when picking Mike
Pence again, Donald Trump is hoping to boost its own figures and create
a ticket that appeals far more broadly to the disenfranchised
Americans who led the moment are throwing their weight behind Donald
Trump. Jane O'Brien reporting from Washington.
Now to check out all the sports news.
Sweden's Henrik Stenson leads American Phil Mickelson by one
stroke, heading into the final round of the Open Championship
The pair traded blows over 18 holes on day three,
as Stenson carded a three-under-par 68 for 12 under overall,
one shot clear of Mickelson, who shot 70.
American Bill Haas is six shots off the lead after a 69, one clear
of England's Andrew Johnston, who posted 70.
He is a great competitor, one of the finest to play the game in the last
15 or 20 years. I know he is not going to back down and I will try
not to, either. So it is going to be tough tomorrow and I will stick to
my plan and hit my shots, pick my spots and hopefully I will be good
enough by the end of the day. As well as his playing, it doesn't
matter what other guys are doing. I have got to go and play a good round
of golf, something in the mid-60s to have a good chance.
Pakistan have built a useful lead of 281 in the second innings
of the first test against England at Lord's.
The tourists finished off England's tail with the addition of just
12 runs this morning - Yasir Shah took six wickets.
And while England got wickets at regular intervals -
Chris Woakes has eleven for the match so far -
many more runs for Pakistan on Sunday could see England
The first innings, we didn't bat very well and we want to put that
right. There is a lot of us who want to school some runs and hopefully
win the game, but it is going to be tough. They have a good bowling
attack and a good leg-spinner who will cause us trouble.
Mark Cavendish has underlined his status as the fastest sprinter
at the Tour de France, racing to his fourth victory
After a processional 200 kilometres through the Rhone Valley,
Cavendish hit the front with 150 metres
to go to claim the win on stage 14 - his 30th of his Tour career.
Chris Froome retains the leader's yellow jersey finishing
Britain have restored their 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup against Serbia
after Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot won the doubles this
The British pair won in four sets meaning they need to win just one
of the remaining two singles fixtures to reach the semi finals.
The day had started with defeat for James Ward to Dusan Lajovic.
It's great to really feel that you have finally come out here and put a
rubber in for the team. And serving it out was obviously a little bit
nerve wracking, but with the likes of Jamie and the net, you know that
even if you might miss the served by little bit, he will help you out,
and he did massively. He deserves a lot of credit for making me feel
good. You started well as a pair, but it got interesting when they won
that second set on a tie-break? Yes, I think we were unlucky to lose that
set. We didn't quite return as well as we could have. We were holding
serve constantly throughout the match. Dominic was serving
incredibly well and I was serving pretty smart, too. It was
unfortunate that we could not capitalise at the end of the second
set. We were a little unlucky in a couple of points in the tie-break.
It felt like we sell to our guns and kept getting the ball back and took
a good chance to win and proved that in the second -- third and fourth
sets. Premier League Champions,
Leicester City, have sold N'Golo Kante, one of their most
influential players from last The midfielder has moved
to the London club on a five year deal after reaching the Euro 2016
final with France this month. The deal is believed to be
in the region of ?30 million - Thank you very much. Let's take you
back now to Turkey. The situation there, where the government say they
are in full control and that the coup attempt has failed. A dramatic
24 hours in the history of Turkey. This is the scene live this evening
in Ankara. Supporters of President Erdogan waving their flags, the
Turkish flags. Supporters of his ruling party, the Justice and
development party. They believe that it was people power that partly
helps to turn the tide and defeat this coup attempt. Coming out onto
the street, many people, to block the attempts to overthrow the regime
of President Erdogan. There have been similar scenes this evening in
Istanbul as well. And we know that around 3000 soldiers are now under
arrest. More than 2500 judges have been displaced and many commentators
say that President Erdogan will use this as an opportunity to carry out
a purge of the military and the judiciary as well. But this was
violence that left more than 265 people dead. -- 250 people dead. So
what the future holds for President Erdogan and democracy in Turkey,
many people debating that this evening. But these people
celebrating in Ankara. That's the latest on the situation there. Thank
you very much indeed for watching.