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Turkey Considers New Measures to Solidify Erdogan’s Authority

Photo President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey held an emergency meeting with his national security team in Ankara on Wednesday. Credit Pool photo by Kayhan Ozer ISTANBUL — Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held an extraordinary national security meeting on Wednesday, and was expected to announce measures aimed at solidifying his authority after an attempt last week to topple his ...

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Labour Dissidents Unite Around Challenger to Jeremy Corbyn as Leader

Photo Owen Smith during his campaign kickoff near Cardiff, Wales, on Sunday, at which he announced his candidacy to be leader of Britain’s Labour Party. Credit Geoff Caddick/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images LONDON — Rebellious lawmakers in Britain’s opposition Labour Party agreed on Tuesday on a single candidate to challenge their leader, Jeremy Corbyn, intensifying a bitter struggle to oust ...

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Turkey Widens Purge as Crackdown Continues

Photo A funeral in Ankara, Turkey, on Monday for one of the victims of the recent coup attempt. Credit Dimitar Dilkoff/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images ISTANBUL — Turkish authorities moved to widen their purge of perceived opponents on Monday by removing thousands of police officers from their posts, part of the crackdown that followed a failed military coup that was ...

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Turkey Allows Resumption of U.S. Missions From Incirlik Air Base

Photo Incirlik Air Base in Adana, Turkey, last year. Credit Ibrahim Erikan/Anadolu Agency, via Getty Images WASHINGTON — Missions by American warplanes flown from the Incirlik air base in Turkey against Islamic State targets will resume following a temporary shutdown in the hours after the failed coup, Defense Department officials announced Sunday. “After close coordination with our Turkish allies, they ...

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Tumult in Turkey: The Key Players

Photo Turkish soldiers stood guard on Friday near Taksim Square in Istanbul. Credit Murad Sezer/Reuters A faction of military forces in Turkey attempted a coup on Friday night, but within a few hours it appeared to be faltering. Here is a list of the key players involved in, or held responsible for, the night’s events. • The Turkish Armed Forces ...

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Truck Attack in Nice, France: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Slide Show Heavy Toll Feared in Nice CreditAntoine Chauvel A large truck plowed into a crowd gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France, on Thursday, killing scores of people in what the president of France called a terrorist attack. ‘ ); } else { d.write( ” ); } require( [‘foundation/main’, staticPath + ‘live-update-flextype-v3.js’], function () { require( ...

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7 Teenage Deaths, but No Answers for Aboriginal Canadians

Kyle Morrisseau’s death offers a glimpse into his failed jump from one world into another, and its devastating effect on his family. He was a celebrity in Keewaywin, which consists of little more than an airstrip, nursing station, school, general store and post office. He was the third generation of his family to find success in selling art. He and ...

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