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Turkey failed coup: Erdogan supporters on the streets

Tens of thousands of demonstrators came out on the streets of Turkey’s capital Ankara and other cities to show support for the goverment in the wake of a failed coup that grabbed world attention. 291 more words


Erdogan seen to emerge stronger from failed coup -- All opposition to be silenced or sidelined -- Or dead

Western leaders and rights groups are now calling for support for Turkey’s elected president

By Stephen Starr

It seemed for a brief few hours on Friday night that Turkey’s autocratic president and the government that backs him would become victims of an enduring touchstone of 20th century politics in Turkey – the military coup. 1,384 more words

Turkish coup fails: Erdogan will now attack democracy

By Dan Katz (this piece also appears on the Workers Liberty website)

The attempt by a section of the Turkish army to take power has failed. 525 more words

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Turkey Coup: Turkish Military Declare Martial Law

The Turkish military have declared martial law and imposed a curfew, according to a statement by state-run broadcaster TRT. 73 more words


Turkey's PM Davutoglu says he will not seek a new term

By Agencies

Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party will hold a fresh leadership election later this month, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday.

Davutoglu announced he would not stand in the vote for the party chairmanship, a role he currently holds alongside the premiership, meaning he will also be replaced as prime minister. 76 more words

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Turkey PM announces resignation

Turkey’s Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says he will stand down at an extraordinary congress of his ruling AK Party later this month. 393 more words


Turkey To Make Secularism Part of New Constitution

World | Wed Apr 27, 2016 7:08am EDT



Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu attends a news conference after visiting Nizip refugee camp near Gaziantep, Turkey , April 23, 2016. 301 more words