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Over 70 policemen detained in Turkey

Seventy-four policemen accused of their links with Fethullah Gulen movement have been detained during a special operation in Turkey’s Ankara, Haberturk newspaper reported July 30.
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Cargo train blown up in Turkey

A cargo train was blown up by PKK terrorists in Turkey’s south-eastern province of Bingol, the Turkish Haber 7 newspaper wrote July 30. ...
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FM: Turkey seeking no alternative to NATO, EU

The improvement of Turkish-Russian relations doesn’t mean that Ankara is seeking an alternative to NATO and the EU, the Milliyet newspaper quoted Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying July 29....
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Davutoğlu admits giving orders to down Russian Su-24

Former Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu has admitted that the Russian Su-24 jet was downed at his order, Ria Novosti reported....
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Turkey shuts down media, fires more troops

The Turkish government continues to take action against soldiers and institutions after this month's failed coup attempt, the CNN reports. ...
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Turkey completing construction of its BTK railway section

Eighty seven percent of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railway has been constructed in Turkey, Ahmet Arslan, Turkish minister of transport, shipping and communications, said, IHA agency reported July 27....
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Turkey issues arrest warrants for 47 ex-staff of Zaman daily

Turkey on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for 47 former staff of the Zaman newspaper, an official said, in the country's widening crackdown after a failed coup. ...
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Turkey govt to work with opposition on new constitution: PM

The Turkish government is ready to work with all the main opposition parties in drafting a new constitution, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said, after months of deadlock on the issue. ...
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Thousands of Turkey coup prisoners 'raped, starved and hogtied'

Аmnesty International says it has ‘credible evidence’ Turkish police are holding detainees, denying them food, water and medical treatment and in the worst cases some have been subjected to severe beatings and torture...
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Turkey shuts down over 2,000 Gulen-linked institutions

More than 2,000 Gulen-linked institutions have been shut down across Turkey following the bloody July 15 coup attempt, an official gazette revealed Saturday....
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Federica Mogherini concerned over Turkey’s state of Emergency saying human rights must not be tarnished

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Thursday that Turkey should not be using democratic institutions to undercut human rights following a failed coup, Reuters says. ...
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Germany urges swift end to state of emergency in Turkey

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on July 20 urged Turkey to restrict a state of emergency imposed after a failed coup attempt to only the truly necessary length of time, and to end the measure as quickly as possible, Reuters reported....
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State of emergency declared in Turkey

Turkey's president has declared a state of emergency for three months following Friday night's failed army coup, CNN reported....
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Obama, Erdogan discuss status of cleric Gulen in call

President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the status of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, blamed by Turkish authorities for masterminding a recent failed coup, during a call on July 19, the White House said, Reuters reports....
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WikiLeaks releases 300k Turkey govt emails in response to Erdogan’s post-coup purges

Despite a massive cyberattack on its website, WikiLeaks has published the first batch of nearly 300,000 emails from the Turkish ruling AKP party’s internal server and thousands of attached files in response to the Ankara government’s widespread post-coup purges, RT reports....
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