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Erdogan waves to supporters after arriving at Istanbul's Ataturk airport

Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (C) waves to supporters after arriving at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport.

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Erdogan addresses the audience during a meeting with members of his Party

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the audience during a meeting with members of his ruling AK Party in the Turkish parliament in Ankara.

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Erdogan greets his supporters with his family members

Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (3rd R) greets his supporters with his family members in Ankara.

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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

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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

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