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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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Erdogan won't rule out death penalty

Turkey's President refuses to rule out the death penalty for thousands of people arrested after a failed military coup Friday, despite warnings that reintroducing capital punishment could dash Turkey's chances of joining the European Union, CNN reported....
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Turkey demands extradition of Fethullah Gulen from US

US-Turkish tensions have grown after government forces put down an attempted coup on Friday night, foreign media reported. ...
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Turkish commander of air base housing US nukes detained for complicity in coup attempt

General Bekir Ercan Van, the commander of Turkey’s Incirlik airbase, which is used both by the Turkish Air Force and NATO forces, has been detained by Turkish authorities accused of complicity in the attempted coup, RT reported....
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90 killed in military coup attempt in Turkey

90 people were killed in the Turkish failed military coup, Anadolu reports. The number of wounded reaches to 1154....
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Turkish army take over state TV

The Turkish military have reportedly broken into the headquarters of state broadcaster TRT. Photos posted on social media show soldiers inside the offices. ...
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Turkey army in coup attempt declares martial law and curfew

The Turkish military on Friday said that it had launched a coup, in what the prime minister termed an illegal act aimed at usurping the authorities....
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Russian and Turkish Deputy FMs discuss issues for resuming political dialogue

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov and his Turkish counterpart Ali Kemal Aydin discussed in Moscow issues for resuming political dialogue and prospects for activation of economic cooperation in terms of creating necessary conditions for Russian tourists to visit Turkey....
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French diplomatic missions in Turkey closed until further notice over security concerns

The French embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, and the French Consulate General in Istanbul have been closed until further notice, the embassy said. Celebrations of the July 14 French holiday in Turkey are also canceled due to “a serious threat,” RT reported....
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Turkish high-ranking delegation to visit Russia

A delegation from Turkey will travel to Moscow and hold a meeting with their Russian counterparts on July 14 in order to tackle bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism, as well as bilateral relations as a whole, in another step towards normalization between the two countries, Hurriyet reported....
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