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Erdogan Accuses Myanmar Of ‘Genocide’ Against Rohingya

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  ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority, who have fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence. “There is a genocide there,” Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul during the Islamic Eid al-Adha feast, which…

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Turkey Will Remain Strong Despite Adversity – Erdogan

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ANKARA – In a rousing speech before a sea of flag-waving crowd here, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the perpetrators of the  failed July 15, 2016 coup would never be able to bring the country to its knees and harm the freedom of its people. The Turkish leader made the vow as he joined his fellow countrymen Saturday…

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Erdogan Threatens To ‘Chop Off Traitors’ Heads’ In Coup Bid Anniversary Speech

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  ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday threatened to “chop off the heads” of traitors, in a speech marking the first anniversary of the failed coup bid that aimed to oust him from power. “First of all we will chop off the heads of those traitors,” Erdogan told a rally in Istanbul,…

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Turkish President Urges Saudi King To Resolve Crisis With Qatar

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  ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged the king of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, to take a leading role in resolving the ongoing crisis with Qatar, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency (AA) reported. Last week, five Arab countries — Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Yemen — cut ties with…

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Erdogan Slams Treatment Of Palestinians; Israel Issues Angry Response

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ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday lashed out at Israel and urged more Muslims to visit the Temple Mount, or Noble Sanctuary, site in Jerusalem. Speaking in Istanbul to the International Forum on Al-Quds Waqfs, a conference aimed at promoting Palestinian economic development, according to the forum website, Erdogan said that about…

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Turkish President Erdogan Claims Vast New Powers After Referendum Victory

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ISTANBUL – A slim majority of Turkish voters agreed to grant sweeping powers to their president, in a watershed moment that the country’s opposition fears may cement a system of authoritarian rule within one of the critical power brokers of the Middle East. With nearly 99 per cent of votes in a referendum counted on…

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Russia’s Putin Discusses Killing Of Ambassador With Erdogan

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gave an update on the investigation into the killing of the Russian ambassador in Ankara in a phone conversation with President Vladimir Putin on Friday which also covered the Syrian crisis, the Kremlin said. The envoy, Andrei Karlov, was shot dead on Monday by an assassin who shouted “Allahu Akbar” and…

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Erdogan Says Must Restructure State During Emergency Rule After Failed Coup

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the government is compelled to overhaul state institutions after an abortive military coup attempted to topple him. Speaking to a group of businessmen, Erdogan also said urgent steps were required to restructure the armed forces during a state of emergency imposed after the failed overthrow…

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After Failed Coup, Erdogan Vows To Build Barracks In Central Istanbul

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Tuesday to revive plans for an Istanbul park that sparked anti-government protests in 2013, saying a failed coup bid would not stop a series of building projects, risking further polarisation in the country. “God willing, first we will build historically appropriate barracks at Taksim, whether they…

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