Turkey Seizes Company While Downplaying Risks From Gulen-linked Firms

Ankara has taken control of a bank, media firms and other enterprises as part of a crackdown on companies with suspected links to U.S.-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed for the failed putsch.

Ercan Gurses, Ayla Jean Yackley
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Erdogan supporters wave Turkish flags and hold a portrait of Gulen with Turkish words that read: 'the Coup nation traitor, FETO' in Ankara, Turkey, July 20, 2016.
Erdogan supporters wave Turkish flags and hold a portrait of Gulen with Turkish words that read: 'the Coup nation traitor, FETO' in Ankara, Turkey, July 20, 2016.Credit: Hussein Malla, AP

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