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Turkey: the crackdown intensifies

Ankara says the measures are necessary to ensure stability. But concerns are being voiced about the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.

Ankara says the measures are necessary to ensure stability. But concerns are being voiced about the protection of fundamental rights and freedoms.

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South Korean soldiers swap their military boots for ballet shoes

After a heavy day patrolling the Demilitarised Zone that divides the Korean peninsula, South Korean soldiers swap their military boots for a pair of ballet…

After a heavy day patrolling the Demilitarised Zone that divides the Korean peninsula, South Korean soldiers swap their military boots for a pair of ballet…

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Turkey bombs PKK in northern Iraq for first time since failed coup

For the first time since last Friday's failed coup, state media says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq.

For the first time since last Friday's failed coup, state media says Turkish warplanes have carried out air strikes against the PKK in northern Iraq.

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Turkish ex-air force chief denies plotting coup, private media

Turkish private broadcasters announce ex-Air Force chief denies role in plotting attempted coup - NTV, Haberturk in conflict with state-run Anadolu news agency report

Turkish private broadcasters announce ex-Air Force chief denies role in plotting attempted coup - NTV, Haberturk in conflict with state-run Anadolu news agency report

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EU-US warn Turkey over coup plotter purge

In Turkey, up to 8000 police officers have been removed from their posts on suspicion of being linked to Friday’s failed coup.

In Turkey, up to 8000 police officers have been removed from their posts on suspicion of being linked to Friday’s failed coup.

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Turkey's tourism faces new threat from coup attempt

Turkey's failed coup attempt is likely to further undermine the country's tourism industry, already hit by repeated suicide bombings over the past year.

Turkey's failed coup attempt is likely to further undermine the country's tourism industry, already hit by repeated suicide bombings over the past year.

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Fleeing Turkish soldiers apply for political asylum

Seven Turkish soldiers and one civilian who fled to Greece in an army helicopter following the failed military coup have been accused of entering the country…

Seven Turkish soldiers and one civilian who fled to Greece in an army helicopter following the failed military coup have been accused of entering the country…

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Turkey vows to root out supporters of failed coup attempt

President calls for Turks to stay on streets until Friday Number arrested in army and judiciary hits 6,000 France calls for Turkey act according to rule of law Turks continue to fill the streets of

President calls for Turks to stay on streets until Friday Number arrested in army and judiciary hits 6,000 France calls for Turkey act according to rule of law Turks continue to fill the streets of

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Poland announces increase in military manpower

The Poles are beefing up their armed forces with the Defence Minister announcing he wants to form a 35,000 strong paramilitary force, and a regular army of 150,000…

The Poles are beefing up their armed forces with the Defence Minister announcing he wants to form a 35,000 strong paramilitary force, and a regular army of 150,000…

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Iraq halts Falluja offensive over civilian safety fears

The decision comes two days after elite forces set up on the outskirts, preparing for what would be the most ambitious attempt to oust the extremist group since ISIL overran much of the city in June 2

The decision comes two days after elite forces set up on the outskirts, preparing for what would be the most ambitious attempt to oust the extremist group since ISIL overran much of the city in June 2