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Kilford: What Canada can do about Turkey

These days, even the most forgiving observer of Turkish politics is having a difficult time glossing over the disturbing news coming out of Turkey. Certainly, the recent aborted coup attempt is important enough. 712 more words


Soner Cagaptay: Erdogan's victory puts Turkish democracy on the ropes

Though we do not yet know who was behind the Turkish coup plot to overthrow the Justice and Development (AK) Party government and the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, one thing is for certain: after this attempt, Turkey will be less free and less democratic. 815 more words

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The Caliphate at Two

By Kyle Orton (@KyleWOrton) on July 16, 2016

Published at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, “Under the Black Flag

The extremist group now known as Islamic State (IS) first claimed statehood, with… 1,452 more words


Ataturk Airport attack: Why is Turkey facing increasing terrorist attacks?

Turkey was rocked Tuesday night by another deadly bombing that killed at least 41 people when attackers armed with automatic weapons and explosives targeted the busy Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. 673 more words


Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: Timeline of major bombings in Turkey

The deadly attack at Istanbul’s crowded Ataturk Airport that killed at least 41 people and wounded hundreds more is just the latest in a string of bombings that have… 431 more words


Attack at Istanbul Airport Kills at Least 28, 60 Wounded

Police fired shots at two suspects who then blew themselves up

Ambulances arrive at Istanbul’s main airport on Tuesday. PHOTO: OSMAN ORSAL/REUTERS

By EMRE PEKER and AYLA ALBAYRAK… 597 more words

Car Bomb Kills One, Wounds Two In Turkey

At least one person has been killed, and a further two wounded, following a car bomb attack, in southeastern Turkey. 107 more words