A Turkish court annuls an arrest warrant issued against 102 military officers over an alleged coup plot in 2003.
Thousands of pro-Donald Trump protesters stormed the United States Capitol, causing it to be evacuated. Washington, D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser proclaimed a citywide nighttime curfew. Shots were fired, and at least six people were injured. A woman died from gunshot wounds by Police, according to police. Multiple members of Congress called this an attempted "coup d'état". The FBI, police, and National Guard from Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. itself were deployed to stop the riot. Smoke bombs and pepper spray were also used. Multiple suspected pipe bombs were reported, including at the Republican Party headquarters.
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says NATO will double its high-readiness force to 40,000, and may send ground troops to Turkey as a result of the escalation of Russian military activities in Syria, including violations of Turkish airspace.
Turkish police arrest 24 journalists, all of whom are supporters of Fethullah Gülen who is a rival of current Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and is currently in self-imposed exile in the United States.
The German film agency FSK (Voluntary Self-Regulation of the Movie Industry) permits the showing of the reportedly anti-Israel and anti-Semitic Turkish film, "Valley of the Wolves: Palestine", with an over 18 age restriction, saying it contains “propaganda tendencies” and “repetitive violence.” The film, based on events surrounding last May's Gaza flotilla raid, has opened in cinemas in Turkey and Austria.