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9,000 public servants sacked as Turkey considers death penalty over failed coup
The EU says Turkey’s accession would be blocked if it introduced the death penalty.
Turkey: Erdogan cries on national television as 6,000 are rounded up and arrested
It comes following Friday’s failed coup.
Why is there a coup happening in Turkey?
Why is this happening? takes a look at the background.
Southampton bag Bayern Munich starlet Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg
The 20-year-old Danish midfielder spent last season on loan at Schalke.
Congo warlord jailed for 18 years over 'sadistic' rapes and murders
Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba was jailed for a series of brutal rapes and murders in CAR over a decade ago.
'The lad is a superstar... we're going to see one of the best players in England'
Worcester Warriors director of rugby Dean Ryan has high hopes for incoming Leinster centre Ben Te’o.
Connacht secure South Africa international out-half Boshoff
The 27-year-old will join next season on a two-year contract.
5 reasons why Pep Guardiola can take Man City to the next level
It was today confirmed that the highly sought-after manager would take over the Premier League side.
There's a group of people plotting a sensational overthrow of their own county board
The Saffron Vision group has outlined a vision for change in Antrim.
4 things you need to know about the (now failed) coup in Burkina Faso
The country’s interim government was restored earlier this week after a week-long coup.
Another Champions League winner wants to prove he can do it on a wet, windy night at Stoke
The Potters are putting together an impressive-looking side for the new season.
An All Blacks legend is joining James Coughlan in Pau next season
The French club have pulled off a hugely impressive signing.
'I will not go back to get killed': Lesotho PM flees to South Africa
Thomas Thabane says he has fled in fear of his life, after the country’s military took over buildings in the capital, Maseru.
Eto'o signs for Toffees, in line to make debut against Chelsea
The 33-year-old Cameroonian striker joins Everton after agreeing a two-year contract.
Irishman killed in bike crash may have been rushing to beat Thai coup curfew
The 30-year-old suffered head injuries in the crash on Friday night and passed away yesterday.
Thai junta chief given seal of approval by the country's royal family
Sights are now being set on bringing growing protests under control.
Thailand's coup leaders to hold ousted government to give them "time to think"
Thailand’s fragile democracy has been repeatedly stunted by 19 actual or attempted coups since 1932.
Thai army seizes power in military coup
General Prayut Chan-O-Cha made the announcement in a televised address to the nation today.
TV3 confirm they have won broadcasting rights for the 2015 Rugby World Cup
There are many details yet to be finalised, but the broadcaster is looking into high-definition screening of the tournament.
Pakistan's former president charged with Benazir Bhutto murder
The former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has been charged with the 2007 killing of Bhutto who was twice elected Pakistan prime minister.
CIA (finally) admits it masterminded the 1953 coup in Iran
The coup toppled Iran’s prime minister after he tried to nationalise his country’s oil wealth from Britain.
Egypt army appeals for peaceful pro-Morsi protests
The military said it supported the right to peaceful protest, but warned that violence would “harm social peace”.
Egypt: New interim president sworn in as Morsi is ousted in 'coup'
President Barack Obama urged the military to hand back control to a democratic, civilian government but stopped short of calling it a coup d’etat.
Cork snap up Hoops striker Kilduff for remainder of the season
The Leesiders have pulled off a major coup by bringing in the 24-year-old hitman.
No, says Alan Shatter: I'm not going to attempt a coup
The dual minister assures that despite commanding both Gardaí and Army, he has “no interest of posing a threat to the State”.
Spurs announce deal for Schalke midfielder Holtby
The German U21 captain will join when his contract expires at the end of the season.
Former Aussie star Craig McDermott takes up Irish coaching role
The appointment comes at just the right time as Ireland’s cricketers prepare for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
Pinochet will leaves everything to his family
The family had requested the document remain private, but investigators are trying to find what happened to around €20 million the dictator had hidden away before he died.
UNESCO world heritage sites attacked in Mali
Hardline Islamists have threatened to destroy all of the centuries-old ancient tombs in the historical city of Timbuktu.
Signed up: Bale pens new Spurs deal
The Welsh star has agreed a new contract which aims to keep him at White Hart Lane until 2016.
Malian couple subjected to 100 lashes 'for having child out of wedlock'
Islamists in northern Mali have been forcing the imposition of sharia law since the coup earlier this year.
Michael Laudrup announced as the new manager of Swansea City
It’s a big name for the only Welsh club in the Premier League, as the Dane replaces Brendan Rodgers.
Game on: Limerick FC set to play Liverpool in May friendly
The club will play host to Kenny Dalglish’s men for the first time since 1962.
Three more years: RTÉ and TV3 retain Champions League rights
The stations will share coverage of European football’s most prestigious event until at least 2015.
Explainer: What's happening in Mali?
Your guide to the Malian military coup and the ensuing separatist rebels’ push for independence.
Prime minister of Guinea-Bissau arrested by the military
The African country has seen a huge number of coups – no leader in almost 40 years has ever finished his time in office.
Leaders of Turkey's 1980 coup on trial for 'crimes against the state'
The two surviving leaders are being tried over the post-coup crackdown which included torture and execution.