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State of Emergency Extended for 5th Time

Council of Ministers Spokesperson Bozdağ has announced that the State of Emergency has been extended for three more months. Turkey has been in State of Emergency since July 21, 2016. Making a statement following the meeting of the National Security Council, Council of Ministers Spokesperson Bekir Bozdağ announced yesterday (October …


Turkey detained over 1,200 people last week

Reuters – Turkish security forces detained 1,210 people over the last week for suspected links to militant groups or last year’s failed coup, the interior ministry said on Monday. A total of 947 of those were detained for suspected links to the network of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom …