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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 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 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 Zach Jones On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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ISIS bombing in Turkey leaves at least 28 dead

At least 28 killed and 100 were injured in a ‘terrorist attack’ on Turkish town near Kobani, which is in southeastern Turkey, near the Syrian border. Two senior Turkish officials told Reuters they More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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US, Turkey partner to train ‘Syrian rebels’ to fight ISIS

Turkey and the United States signed an agreement Thursday to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group, said the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. The two countries have been in talks about such a pact 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 Friday, July 5th, 2013
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Besir Atalay, Turkish Deputy PM, blames Israel ‘Jewish Diaspora’ for civil unrest and protests

One of Turkey’s deputy prime ministers, Besir Atalay, tried to deflect attention from protests against Turkey’s Islamist government, blaming Jews and Israel. Days after the comments Atalay now blames the media 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...


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