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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Erdogan says extending state of emergency would be good for Turkey | Reuters

Erdogan says extending state of emergency would be good for Turkey

Extending a state of emergency for another three months would be beneficial for Turkey as it requires more time to eradicate the threat from terrorist groups after a failed coup attempt in July, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Netherlands calls on EU to suspend aid to Turkey - Daily Sabah

Netherlands calls on EU to suspend aid to Turkey

The Dutch Parliament requested the suspension of EU aid to Turkey in a parliamentary session on Tuesday, claiming the country has steered away from the "principles of the state of law" after the failed July 15 coup attempt.

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Turkey may need to build new courts as arrests reach 32,000 since failed coup

Turkey may need to build new courts as arrests reach 32,000 since failed coup

Turkey may have to build new courthouses to cope with the thousands of prosecutions over July’s failed coup, the country’s Justice minister has said.

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Your View: Erdogan seems destined to ignore history - Opinion - southcoasttoday.com - New Bedford, MA

Your View: Erdogan seems destined to ignore history

By George Kontanis

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan used the failed coup attempt by secular forces in the Turkish military and society to attack the Democratic rights of the Turkish people. He has detained and arrested tens of thousands of those in the armed forces, deans and teachers in the universities, civil servants, and others.

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US-Turkish Tensions Re-emerge

US-Turkish Tensions Re-emerge
Last Updated: September 28, 2016 1:25 PM

Dorian Jones

Turkish media reported diplomatic tensions dogged the now-concluded two-day visit to Ankara of U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Brett McGurk, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Islamic State.

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Ergenekon, Balyoz plot cases merged with July 15 coup attempt probe dossier - CRIME

Ergenekon, Balyoz plot cases merged with July 15 coup attempt probe dossier

ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency

Istanbul prosecutors have decided to include the Ergenekon, Balyoz and Military Espionage investigations and prosecutions, which saw the arrest and trial of hundreds of mostly military personnel, in the main July 15 coup attempt investigation dossier upon the suspicion that all these former cases constituted the deadly takeover bid’s preparation actions.

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Absurdstan: A Turkish theory of heaven - BURAK BEKDİL

Absurdstan: A Turkish theory of heaven

The country, east and west, has been in flames: Bombs, asymmetrical warfare and death. It is an extremely painful job to keep count of the dead since July 2015 when Turkey moved from “less violent” to “very violent.” The final count shows “too many.”

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