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Turkey Intensifies Failed Coup Crackdown

VOA News Turkey intensified its crackdown Sunday on officials who allegedly played a role in the failed coup in mid-July, dismissing nearly 1,400 military personnel. Among those discharged was a top aide to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who also moved to tighten his grip over the top ranks of the country’s armed forces and spy […]Load more...

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Foreign, Domestic Media Under Fire in Turkey

Dorian Jones ISTANBUL—The Turkish government has turned its attention to journalists in the latest expansion of its purges after a failed coup July 15.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s chief of international relations, Ayse Sozen Usluer, has released a file of foreign news coverage, indicating what she says is support of — or failure to oppose […]Load more...

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Gulen Accuses Erdogan of ‘Slow-motion Coup’ in Turkey

VOA News The U.S.-based exiled cleric accused by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of being behind Turkey’s attempted coup has accused the Turkish president of «turning a failed putsch into a slow-motion coup of his own against constitutional government.» Writing Tuesday in the New York Times, Fethullah Gulen called Erdogan’s accusation of involvement in the attempted […]Load more...

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Turkey’s Kurds Accuse EU of Turning Blind Eye

Jamie Dettmer Turkey’s military says it has killed 307 Kurdish separatists in recent weeks in counter-terrorism operations in southeastern Turkey, but the toll has also been great on civilians.  Rights groups say 162 civilians, including 32 children, have been killed since August in districts where the military has imposed 24-hour curfews. Rights group Amnesty International […]Load more...

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Erdogan: Kobani About to Fall to IS Group

Turkey’s president says the Syrian border town of Kobani is on the verge of falling to Islamic State militants. Kurdish fighters have been defending the town for three weeks from the approaching militant offensive. But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Tuesday that the ultra-radical Sunni militant group will take control of the area along […]Load more...