>> The latest casualty of string of bombings across Turkey, it's interior minister resigning. Efkan Ala sunk by the weight of concern over what's seen as intelligence failings. Not just attacks by Islamic State and Kurdish militants, but also allowing a failed coup in July, which Turkey blames on Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen.
Nick Tattersall is Reuters bureau chief in Istanbul.>> What the intelligence failures ahead of the failed coup really come down to is the question of how the Gulen network had infiltrated state institutions and whether those institutions are now doing enough to get rid of suspected members, sympathizers with Gulen's network.
>> More than 800 military personnel charged in connection with the attempted coup on Thursday. The latest in a crackdown unnerving western allies, just as they need Turkey most. The EU migration commissioner in Ankara to ensure Turkey keeps its part of the deal to end Europe's migration crisis.>> The Turks have said they will not uphold their side of the migrant deal, unless they get that visa free travel as promised.
It's expected to come by October, but it's still, Turkey still has to meet several benchmarks. What was said today by the European Migration Commissioner is that Europe will do what it can to help Turkey achieve that, but that it's still not quite there.>> For more than a week a Turkish force has been pushing into Northern Syria clearing Islamic State and Kurdish militias away from the border, ignoring criticism from coalition partners, Russia and the US.
Istanbul filling the vacuum as the extremists are beaten back determined Kurds don't benefit from the fight against IS.