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    The age of constitutional coups

    Paul Street | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    THE contemporary global neofascistic right has become adept at seizing power through legal and parliamentary coups that do not involve military units dramatically taking over...

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    Ex-Turkey PM to launch new political party

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Former Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday said he would launch a ‘new political movement’ in the latest challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

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    Erdogan threatens Europe with refugees if gets no support

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2019

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday warned Turkey would start allowing Syrian refugees to flee to Europe if Ankara did not get more international support....

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    Syria soldiers eye Turkish outpost in recaptured town

    Agence-France-Presse . Syria | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Syrian soldier Ahmad Amuri rolls up on a motorbike to hand water bottles to comrades standing guard under pistachio trees, just a few dozen metres...

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    Iranian tanker switches destination, heads to Turkey

    Reuters . Athens | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    An Iranian tanker at the centre of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran has switched destination and is now heading to Turkey instead of southern...

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    Turkish police use water cannon, batons on Kurdish protesters

    Reuters . Diyarbakir | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    Riot police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters demonstrating in southeast Turkey on Tuesday against the ousting of three Kurdish mayors five...

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    3 killed in Syria air strike on Turkey convoy

    Reuters . Beirut/ Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian...

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    Iraq’s ancient city under threat as Turkey begins dam project

    Agence France-Presse. Ankara, Turkey | Updated at 11:49pm on August 02, 2019

    Turkish authorities have started filling a controversial dam whose artificial lake will submerge a 12,000-year-old town and which is the source of tension with Iraq,...

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    15 migrants killed in Turkey bus crash

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:44am on July 19, 2019

    Fifteen illegal migrants were killed and more than 20 injured in a minibus crash in southeast Turkey on Thursday, a local governor said. The destination...

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    Turkey fires central bank chief as policy differences deepen

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 12:17am on July 07, 2019

    Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor as policy differences between the government and the bank deepened in the face of an economic slump,...

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