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Two dozen Turkish police arrested for allegedly attempting to overthrow the government

Monday for allegedly planning to overthrow the Turkish government ... and attempting to overthrow the government, according to AFP. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ... planning to overthrow the Turkish government, AFP reports. The men were detained during early morning raids ...

01/09/2014 - 11:40 - comment 0

Turkish government takes first steps towards military action against IS

The Turkish government has announced its decision ... the Islamic State. The Turkish government has announced its decision to submit ... News, Iraq, Turkey) The Turkish government has announced its decision to submit motions ...

30/09/2014 - 05:01 - comment 0

Turkish government cracks down on internet freedom yet again

The Turkish government has yet again made moves to censor the internet. Turkey’s parliament has further tightened  internet  controls. The move comes on top of February’s legislation that made it easier for the authorities ...

10/09/2014 - 10:13 - comment 0

Syria spillover devastates Turkey as car bombs leave 40 plus dead in border town

in a Turkish border town Saturday, killing at least 40 people, the government said. Two car bombs exploded outside government buildings in a Turkish border town Saturday, killing at least 40 people, the government said. Turkish Foreign Minister Muammer Guler told reporters ...

11/05/2013 - 20:13 - comment 0

Turkey accused of collaborating with IS following release of 49 hostages

diplomats and their families held captive for three months by Isis. The Turkish government is denying any ... questions about the relationship between the Turkish government and Isis. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip ... the Turkish government, claiming that it is colluding with Isis to destroy the independent enclaves ...

22/09/2014 - 07:28 - comments 2

Turkish cleric: government crackdown worse than coup

Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric, says the government's recent crackdown is worse than the backlash during the military coups. Turkey’s US-based cleric, Fethullah Gulen , has called the government’s crackdown on his followers “10 ...

18/03/2014 - 06:02 - comment 0

Kurds issue ultimatum to Turkish government

a September 1st deadline to the Turkish government in order to advance peace process. The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has given a September 1st deadline to the Turkish government, to advance ... announced a ceasefire with the Turkish government back in March of this year. The truce involved the PKK ...

01/08/2013 - 13:03 - comment 0

Turkish opposition party says new intelligence bill will turn Turkey into a police state

conversations of citizens, and illegally blacklist people. The Turkish government says the bill will make ... on the average Turkish citizen's privacy. Turkey’s main opposition party says the government’s new intelligence bill on expanding the country’s spy agency powers will turn Turkey into a police ...

19/04/2014 - 12:58 - comment 0

U.S. carries out air strikes near Syrian-Turkish border

The U.S. carried out air strikes near Syria’s border with Turkey overnight as the Turkish government ... with Turkey overnight as the Turkish government takes steps to become militarily involved in the fight against ...

30/09/2014 - 11:57 - comment 0

8 million barells and beyond: Kurdistan speaks up on the extent of its independent oil ambitions

a Turkish official said, with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KR ... of oil from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since May, sources and energy officials said, as the autonomous ... Iraqi Kurdistan has shipped over 8 million barrels of oil from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since May, ...

03/09/2014 - 22:25 - comment 0