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Two helicopters, 25 special forces personnel missing after Turkey’s failed coup attempt

Two helicopters, 25 special forces personnel missing after Turkey’s failed coup attempt

Two helicopters and 25 special forces personnel, who were heading for a raid targeting President Erdoğan in Marmaris, have been missing since the failed July 15 coup attempt, Abdulkadir Selvi has stated

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Coup attempt triggers debate on death penalty

Coup attempt triggers debate on death penalty

A debate on reinstalling capital punishment has heated up further after demands from angry crowds during anti-coup attempt protests in Turkey, with Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım stressing the importance of a “calm discussion” and Ankara’s European partners expressing their concerns

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Two civilians killed in bomb explosion in southeastern Turkey

Two civilians killed in bomb explosion in southeastern Turkey

Two civilians were killed in the explosion of a booby-trapped bomb as they were visiting their abandoned home in the curfew-imposed Nusaybin district of the southeastern province of Mardin on July 18

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Turkey suspends leave for over 3 million civil servants: Gov't order

Turkey suspends leave for over 3 million civil servants: Gov't order

Turkey’s Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has suspended the annual leave of more than three million civil servants nationwide until further notice, according to a government order published on July 18

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Three police officers killed in attack in Turkey’s north

Three police officers killed in attack in Turkey’s north

Unknown assailants opened fire on police officers on July 19 in the Maçka district of the Black Sea province of Trabzon, killing three policemen

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Tension rises in eastern Turkish province amid reports of march on Alevi neighborhoods

Tension rises in eastern Turkish province amid reports of march on Alevi neighborhoods

Tension has been rising in the eastern province of Malatya, as a number of people from a larger group which had gathered to protest the failed coup attempt reportedly chanted pro-government slogans in largely Alevi-populated neighborhoods in the province

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Commanders betrayed by close aides, guards

Commanders betrayed by close aides, guards

As more details emerge about the July 15 failed military coup attempt, it’s been revealed that Turkey’s force commanders were taken hostage and held by their closest aides and guards

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VIDEO: Police raid hotel in Istanbul

VIDEO: Police raid hotel in Istanbul

The police have conducted search in a hotel in Istanbul’s Levent district, as they asked for the people in the surrounding buildings to stay indoors

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Footage shows the moment of attack on Turkish intel HQ

Footage shows the moment of attack on Turkish intel HQ

Newly-emerged video footage shows the moment an attack targeting the headquarters of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) began in the capital Ankara on July 15 during the failed coup attempt

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208 people killed by coup attempters: Turkey's PM

208 people killed by coup attempters: Turkey's PM

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said that a total of 208 people were killed by coup attempting soldiers, of which 60 were police officers, three were soldiers and 145 were civilians

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