Focus

Turkey still reeling from consequences of failed coup, three years on

On July 15, 2016, a coup was attempted against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the ramifications of which can be felt to this day. Authorities have carried out the biggest purge in the country's history while Erdogan has reinforced his powers and changed the parliamentary system to a presidential one. Tens of thousands of civil servants have been sacked, while many Turks have fled the country to rebuild their lives abroad. Our correspondents report.

Advertising

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Yong Chim.

Daily newsletterReceive essential international news every morning