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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Trump attacks Saudis over Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, the ‘worst cover-up ever’

President Trump on Tuesday called the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath the “worst cover-up ever,” as new information continues to be revealed about the journalist’s death More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 12th, 2018
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Pastor Andrew Brunson free from Turkish prison

Along with thousands of Christians and other faith-based groups, the Save the Persecuted Christians (STPC) Coalition is celebrating the release of imprisoned North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson from his two-year More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Survey: Over 65% in Turkey approve of jailing Pastor Andrew Brunson

Pastor Andrew Brunson (International Christian Concern) – A Turkish journalist with ties to the political elite has published the results of a poll in the Daily Hürriyet surveying public opinion about the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Islamic State’s New Year’s attack on Turkish Christians was against their ‘pagan feast’

The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for the New Year’s attack at a popular Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people and wounded scores of others. Turkish police meanwhile detained eight people More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Turkey Coup fails, nearly 3000 arrested as PM Binali Yildirim says ‘it’s over’

Some 2,839 soldiers, including high-ranking officers, have been arrested after an attempted coup that is now over, says Turkey’s PM Binali Yildirim. The Prime Minister added that the a “black stain More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 4th, 2016
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Turkish airport terrorist attack: 13 arrested as country still mourns

Turkey has been at the epicenter of the battle against Islamic State and likeminded Sunni terrorists, suffering more than its share of terrorist attacks in the past year, but the three suicide bombers attacking More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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Istanbul bomb blast kills at least 11, injures 36

At least 11 people have been killed and 36 others injured after a bomb attack on a police vehicle, Istanbul’s governor has said. The deadly explosion ripped through central Istanbul near a university and tourist More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Turkey: Protesters rally against Joe Biden, signs say ‘Yankee Go Home’

Turkish protesters rallied against the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden, most waving banners saying ‘Yankee Go Home’. In Istanbul, Biden was set to speak on reducing the energy dependence on Russia and announced More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Turkey mining explosion: death toll reaches 282, over 150 miners still missing

Rescue teams have recovered more victims from a coal mine in western Turkey, raising the death toll in Turkey’s worst mining disaster to 282, a government minister said Thursday. While Turkey searches for survivors More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Turkey protests result in over 400 more arrests, government warns against more ‘illegal demonstrations’

Turkish police detained 441 people in connection with clashes in Istanbul on Sunday between police and demonstrators protesting against the government, an official at the city’s bar association said on Monday. Throughout More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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Turkey protests erupt into more chaos of tear gas, water cannons and fireworks

A central square in Istanbul erupted through Tuesday and into Wednesday in an unsettling, chaotic scene of tear gas canisters and water cannons from police met by fireworks, metal banging and defiant chanting from More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Erdogan says Turkey protesters are walking ‘arm-in-arm with terrorism’

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has accused anti-government protesters of walking “arm-in-arm with terrorism” after three days of some of the most violent riots in decades. Hundreds of police and More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 3rd, 2013
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Protests in Turkey worsen, spreading to 67 cities, targeting Tayyip Erdogan more directly PHOTOS

While the mainstream media appears have not noticed the massive riots in the streets of Turkey and the rage that has  turned against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, PolicyMic published a collection of photos More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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Anti-government protests spread across Turkey, over 1000 arrested

After a brief lull on Saturday, widespread protests sparked off once more across Turkey as anti-government protestors came head to head with police. It all started with a peaceful protest over plans to redevelop More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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Turkey responds to Syrian killing, but won’t declare war

Turkey says it has no intention of declaring war on Syria, despite cross-border shelling in which five civilians were killed. Syria says it is investigating the shelling in the town of Akcakale. Photo/Freedom House Turkey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Turkish plane shot down over Syria, details sketchy

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan could not bring any light to what happened to a military plane that was reportedly shot down by Syria, as he talked to media after the plane’s disappearance. F-4E More...


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