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Almost 1000 public workers dismissed in Turkey

The Turkish government officially fired 928 public workers suspected of having links with terrorist organizations and groups seen as a threat by the National Security Council (MGK). The two new comprehensive decrees published in the …

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State of emergency extended in Turkey

Turkey has extended its state of emergency by three months, its third such extension after a coup attempt last July, the Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said. The decision came after the National Security Council …

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Turkey announces North Korea-related asset freeze

Turkey will seize all assets of anyone found working for North Korea’s nuclear, ballistic missile and other weapons of mass destruction-related programs as determined by the United Nations Security Council, according to a Cabinet decision …

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Turkish government ratifies Turkish Stream

Turkish government has ratified the agreement with Russia on Turkish Stream, website of Turkey's Resmi Gazete (Official Gazette) reported on Saturday. Earlier this agreement was approved by parliament and president of Turkey. …

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Turkish PM says country's strength going to rise

Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım, giving a speech at AKP’s İstanbul Advisory Council, said that the government will continue to strengthen the country. Referring to the 93rd anniversary of the …

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Erdogan: coup plotters could face death soon

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his government intends to reintroduce the death penalty as a way of punishing those behind a failed mid-July coup, PressTV reports. Erdogan said Saturday that the government …

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Turkey coup attempt: From putsch to state of emergency

Yesterday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared a state of emergency for three months following Friday night's failed army coup. Speaking at the presidential palace in Ankara, Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed that …

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