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  1. Turkish authorities dismiss military personnel, shut media outlets: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    A man wrapped in a Turkish flag walks past a military vehicle in front of Sabiha Airport, in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 16, 2016. A man wrapped in a Turkish flag walks past a military vehicle in front of Sabiha Airport, in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 16, 2016.

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  2. Turkey fires 1,700 officers, closes dozens of media groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Women are reflected in a shop window as they walk at a shopping street in Istanbul, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa.

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  3. Turkey has chance to end polarisation after coup: oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Yahoo!

    The failed coup in Turkey offers a unique chance to end the dangerous levels of polarisation in the country, the main opposition leader told AFP Wednesday. In an interview at the Republican People's Party headquarters in Ankara, Kemal Kilicdaroglu also urged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to uphold the rule of law during his post-coup purge.

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  4. Turkey's Chief of Staff demands Gulen's extradition from USRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Trend

    ... coup attempt took place in the country. Meanwhile, a group of servicemen announced about transition of power to them. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at 246 people ...

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  5. UN chief, Turkish FM hold phone call on coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Trend

    The head of the UN on Wednesday expressed solidarity with the government and people of Turkey during a telephone call with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu regarding a recent coup attempt, Anadolu reported. In a statement from the global body, Ban Ki-moon also offered sympathies to the families of the victims of the overthrow attempt and sought an update on investigations and measures to hold those responsible to account.

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  6. Purge 'not complete': PMRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Daily Star

    ... be new apprehensions, arrests and detentions," Yildirim said, according to the network's translation of his remarks. Turkey yesterday issued arrest warrants for 47 former staff of the Zaman newspaper as part of a sweeping crackdown since the ...

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  7. Turkey, once touted as regional model, is mired in tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa. Six years later, it is mired in tension with neighbors and allies, dominated by a president seeking to increase his constitutional powers and now enmeshed in a purge of large sectors of society after an uprising by renegade military officers.

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  8. Turkey detains more journalists in clampdown on cleric's followersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Times of Oman

    Istanbul/Ankara: Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected supporters of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Ankara of masterminding a failed military coup. Interior Minister Efkan Ala said more than 15,000 people, including about 10,000 soldiers, had been detained so far over the July 15-16 coup attempt, CNN Turk broadcaster reported.

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  9. Thousands fired in wake of failed coup in TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WPTV Local News

    JULY 16: Turkish Armys APC's move in the main streets in the early morning hours of July 16, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul's bridges across the Bosphorus, the strait separating the European and Asian sides of the city, have been closed to traffic.

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  10. Crack team of commandos sent to kill Turkey President Erdogan found hiding in Aegean cavesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | National Post

    Turkey has arrested seven fugitive soldiers who had been hiding out in caves above the Aegean holiday resort of Marmaris, where the president had been staying at the time of an attempted coup. Pictures showed the detained troops in the back of a police van, looking bedraggled Tuesday after 10 days on the run.

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  11. This chart shows the massive size of the purge currently...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

    After a failed coup on July 15 that killed over 300 people, the scene in Turkey is now more hectic than ever. Following security meetings in the capital, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced sweeping reforms - everything from attempting to reinstate the death penalty to the mass crackdown of suspected parties involved in the coup.

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  12. Turkey to close all army high schools after failed coupRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al Jazeera

    ... the latest interior ministry figures. The rapid pace of arrests since the failed coup last Friday has worried many of Turkey's allies, who say they see Turkey going down an increasingly authoritarian road. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on ...

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  13. Turkish-Russian Rapprochement Turbocharged by Istanbul Coup AttemptRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | EurasiaNet

    ... Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on August 9. The meeting comes at an opportune time for Putin. Turkey is a key geopolitical player in the Black Sea region. But its Western orientation is now coming under stress. Ankara's ties ...

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  14. Conspiracy theories flourish after Turkeya s failed coupRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    This picture taken on July 27, 2016 in Istanbul shows the gate of Murat Hudagendigar Universty under chain. Turkey has undergone a seismic shift since the night of violence when renegade soldiers sought to topple Erdogan but were stopped by crowds of civilians and loyalist security forces.

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  15. The Tragedy of Turkish Democracy in Five ActsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    The failed July 15 military coup in Turkey was a long time in the making. Its aftermath is the final act in what may be viewed as the devolution of Turkish democracy into an authoritarian state.

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  16. easyHotel adds 300 rooms in Turkey despite low tourist demandRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Live Charts

    Budget hotelier easyHotel added a further 300 rooms in its Turkey development despite low tourist demand, while also expanding in Portugal. EasyHotel signed a master development agreement with Kolay, a wholly owned subsidiary of construction and tourism company TOYA, to develop easyHotel in Istanbul, Turkey.

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  17. Failed coup a symptom of Turkey's deeper problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... across the country. This boosted his Islamist image and distinguished it from the secular stand of the military. Turkey is located in the midst of a high-stakes game of global geopolitics. It is a Nato member country straddling Europe and Asia, with ...

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  18. Deputy PM: Removing Gulen supporters from military - priority for TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trend

    Removing the supporters of Fethullah Gulen from the armed forces is a priority for Turkey, said the country's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus in an interview with TGRT TV channel. "Protecting the country, but not planning military coups should be the purpose of Turkish armed forces," said the deputy prime minister.

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  19. Malaysian company to build TANAP pipeline's offshore sectionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trend

    Malaysia's SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad company has won the tender for the purchase of fiber optic cables and the implementation of construction works in Turkey's Dardanelles Strait within the Trans Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline project, Turkish media reported July 27. The tender for the construction of the 18-kilometer offshore section of TANAP was announced in 2015. Six companies - Micoperi S.r.l., MRTS-Fernas Insaat AS Joint Venture, Saipem S.p.A, Swiber Offshore Construction Pte Ltd, TL Offshore Sdn.

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  20. Emerging-Market Stocks Advance With Volatility at 11-Year LowRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the world after the government said it's nearing the final stages of talks for an International Monetary Fund loan. Turkey's benchmark index headed for a one-week high, rising with the country's bonds and currency on signs a political crisis is ...

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