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Claim that US commander masterminded Turkey failed coup leads to torching of NATO base vicinity

The situation in Turkey is now at the hysterical stage. Last night an area close to a US-NATO base in Turkey was set alight. No one has claimed responsibility. However, it is likely the fire was begun as a direct … Continue reading

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Turkey: HDP party calls for ‘democratic front’; people to defend themselves

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) today released a statement on the failed coup in Turkey. HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş blamed Erdogan for creating the conditions for the military coup. He called for an alliance of all parties and organisations that … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s Islamist coup to see 100 journalists blacklisted

    According to a pro-government source in Turkey, scores of journalists are to be removed from their posts – effectively, blacklisted – as part of Turkish president Erdogan’s own coup, following the failed military coup. This is all part … Continue reading

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