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Sargsyan dismisses elected president Sarkisyan

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has signed a decree on the dismissal of Armen Sarkisyan from the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the United Kingdom of …

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 …

More than 4000 public servants dismissed in Turkey

Turkey dismissed 4,464 public servants, more than half from the Education Ministry, in a decree published on Tuesday, extending a purge of state officials following a failed coup in July. Turkey has sacked or suspended more than 125,000 …

Three Iranian ministers resigned - media

Three Iranian ministers resigned, the local media reports. The Minister of Education, Ali Asghar Fani, the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and the Minister of Sport and Youth, …

Almost 13 thousand police officers suspended in Turkey

Turkish authorities have suspended 12,801 police officers from duty over their suspected links with US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen and his network, blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a failed coup in July, police headquarters said on …

Thousands of police officers to be dismissed in Turkey

Today, the Turkish authorities issued two decrees, in which it dismissed more than 2000 police officers and hundreds of members of the military and the BTK communication technology authority in relation to last month's attempted military …

Putin changes Kremlin chief of staff

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sacked the Kremlin chief of staff Sergey Ivanov and appointed him special presidential envoy for environmental activity, ecology and transport, the Kremlin press service …

Turkish ambassador to Canada dismissed

Turkey’s ambassador to Canada Tuncay Babali has been dismissed from his post, Trend reports with reference to the Haber 7 newspaper. The decision was made as part of the fight against the Fethullah Gulen …

Turkish Airlines fires more than 100 employees

Turkey's state-run Turkish Airlines fired more than 100 employees, including management and cabin crew, as part of a purge at state institutions to root out supporters of an abortive coup, Turkish media reports. An official at …