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By Tajuddin
In TOP STORY
Jul 27th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than 8,100 suspects have been charged and are being held in custody in relation to Turkey’s July 15 coup attempt, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said Wednesday. Speaking on broadcaster A Haber, he said the majority of the 8,113 in custody facin...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jul 24th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three schools and a hospital belonging to the Fethullah Gülen Terrorist Organization-linked Nile Academy in Somalia will now operate under control of Turkey’s Mogadishu embassy, according to a diplomatic source. The news came Sunday after t...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 23rd, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Recep Tayyp Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey on Saturday, ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup. Turkis...
By Tajuddin
In OPINION
Jul 23rd, 2016
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This article by: Paul R. Pillar in his 28 years at the Central Intelligence Agency, rose to be one of the agency’s top analysts. He is now a visiting professor at Georgetown University for security studies. The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 22nd, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey expects Greece to send back eight fugitive “traitors” who fled following the July 15 failed coup, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday. “The coup plotters are asking for political asylum. [But] they cannot be inc...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 21st, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as he widened a crackdown against thousands of members of the security forces, judiciary, civil service and academia after a failed military coup. Erdogan said the state of emer...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 19th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday strongly rejected claims that a recent coup attempt was staged. “Unfortunately, that is only misinformation. How can you plan such a thing? How can you allow so many civilians to lose their lives? Ho...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 17th, 2016
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Istanbul, Turkey ( Vox Media + DIPLOMAT.SO) The apparently failed coup against President Erdoğan of Turkey continued to unfold Saturday morning, in what remains a very uncertain and fluid situation. Friday night, during the most chaotic sequence of events, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gave an inter...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Jul 17th, 2016
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Istanbul, Turkey ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Colonel Muharrem Kose, a former officer in the Turkish Armed Forces was named by state-run Anadolu News Agency as the leader of the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government. The bloody coup attempt that struck Ankara on ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 16th, 2016
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Istanbul, Turkey (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said in Istanbul that those who were involved in coup attempt will be punished. A mission to fully cleanse the Turkish military of traitorous elements has begun, Erdogan said in the wake of a coup. He was greeted by crowds at I...