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Venezuela says it prevented 'massacre' and anti-Maduro coup

Venezuela’s government said it foiled a coup plot following huge demonstrations against the country’s president earlier this week.

Venezuela’s government said it foiled a coup plot following huge demonstrations against the country’s president earlier this week.

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Only half of Russians remember the 1991 failed Soviet coup - poll

Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…

Russians have marked the 25th anniversary of a coup attempt, when a group of hardline members of the USSR Communist Party tried to seize power from then-Soviet president Mikhail…

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Turkey's most wanted man

Fetullah Gulen is Turkey’s most wanted man, at least according to its President Tayyip Rejep Erdogan.

Fetullah Gulen is Turkey’s most wanted man, at least according to its President Tayyip Rejep Erdogan.

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'Too little understanding' from Europe after Turkey coup

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has said that there is "too little understanding" of the challenges faced by Turkey after last month's coup attempt.

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland has said that there is "too little understanding" of the challenges faced by Turkey after last month's coup attempt.

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President Erdogan apologises for not seeing 'true face' of coup plotters

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for his former alliance with the Gulenist movement, suspected of orchestrating last month’s attempted coup…

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an apology for his former alliance with the Gulenist movement, suspected of orchestrating last month’s attempted coup…

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Generals resign ahead of military overhaul in Turkey

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

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Tourists shun Turkey, visitor numbers slump in June

The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plummeted by over 40 percent in June, the biggest fall in tourist numbers in over two decades.

The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plummeted by over 40 percent in June, the biggest fall in tourist numbers in over two decades.

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Turkey: 'credible evidence' of detainees being tortured - Amnesty

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

Amnesty International has published a statement alleging that detainees in Turkey are being tortured amid the spate of arrests after the 15 July failed coup.

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Turkey keeps up pressure of those it says were behind coup attempt

One week after Turkey’s brief but abortive coup, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim made a visit to the HQ of the police special forces, in Ankara.

One week after Turkey’s brief but abortive coup, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim made a visit to the HQ of the police special forces, in Ankara.

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Turkey's parliament votes 3-to-1 to back Erdogan's state of emergency

The Turkish parliament has voted by three-to-one to approve the state of emergency announced by President Erdogan after last week’s failed coup attempt.

The Turkish parliament has voted by three-to-one to approve the state of emergency announced by President Erdogan after last week’s failed coup attempt.

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Turkey/Greece: Soldier's extradition or asylum?

The eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece and sought asylum on Saturday have appeared in court in Alexandroupoli. They deny taking part in the failed coup attempt.

The eight Turkish soldiers who fled to Greece and sought asylum on Saturday have appeared in court in Alexandroupoli. They deny taking part in the failed coup attempt.

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Ankara residents react as Turkey's state of emergency comes into effect

The atmosphere on Thursday morning in Ankara, on the day Turkey’s three-month state of emergency came into effect, was more sombre than it was the previous night when thousands of President Erdogan’s

The atmosphere on Thursday morning in Ankara, on the day Turkey’s three-month state of emergency came into effect, was more sombre than it was the previous night when thousands of President Erdogan’s

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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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Public supports purges Turkey's president says

At a funeral in Istanbul on Sunday for some of the victims of Turkey’s failed coup which was attended by President Tayyip Erdogan some of the mourners chanted “we want the death…

At a funeral in Istanbul on Sunday for some of the victims of Turkey’s failed coup which was attended by President Tayyip Erdogan some of the mourners chanted “we want the death…

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French FM Ayrault warns Erdogan not to use coup as 'blank cheque'

France’s foreign minister has warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to use the country’s quashed coup as a ‘‘blank cheque’‘ to silence opponents.

France’s foreign minister has warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to use the country’s quashed coup as a ‘‘blank cheque’‘ to silence opponents.

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Purges of Turkey's military and judiciary continue

Turkey’s authorities have rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters, including top commanders and foot soldiers, and ordered thousands of judges detained after forces loyal to Erdogan crushe

Turkey’s authorities have rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters, including top commanders and foot soldiers, and ordered thousands of judges detained after forces loyal to Erdogan crushe

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Exclusive: coup soldier's radio conversation with loyalist Turkish police

On Friday night, as it became clear that a major coup attempt was underway in Turkey, standoffs developed across the country between police trying to defend the democratically-elected government and s

On Friday night, as it became clear that a major coup attempt was underway in Turkey, standoffs developed across the country between police trying to defend the democratically-elected government and s

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Turkish soldiers deny involvement in coup plot, told it was a 'drill' - report

Amid the spate of arrests and interrogations following the 15 July failed coup in Turkey, some soldiers have claimed that they initially had no idea that they were taking part in a plan to overthrow t

Amid the spate of arrests and interrogations following the 15 July failed coup in Turkey, some soldiers have claimed that they initially had no idea that they were taking part in a plan to overthrow t

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Mass rallies across Turkey to celebrate quashing of coup attempt

Thousands of rejoicing Turks filled Istanbul’s Taksim Square on Saturday evening, less than 24 hours after a failed coup by a faction of the Turkish military.

Thousands of rejoicing Turks filled Istanbul’s Taksim Square on Saturday evening, less than 24 hours after a failed coup by a faction of the Turkish military.

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The day after the night before - rubble and recriminations in Ankara after failed coup

In the Turkish capital Ankara, the rubble of damaged buildings and the wreckage of shot up vehicles lined the streets near the parliament complex a day after Friday night’s failed military…

In the Turkish capital Ankara, the rubble of damaged buildings and the wreckage of shot up vehicles lined the streets near the parliament complex a day after Friday night’s failed military…

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Turkish soldiers seek asylum in Greece

Eight Turkish officers who fled after the failed coup attempt in Turkey have claimed asylum in Greece.

Eight Turkish officers who fled after the failed coup attempt in Turkey have claimed asylum in Greece.