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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Threatens to ‘Chop Off’ Coup Plotters Heads

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Threatens to ‘Chop Off’ Coup Plotters Heads

“We are a state governed by rule of law. If it comes to me after parliament, I will sign it,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: ‘I Have Activated Army to Defend Peace’: Maduro

VENEZUELA POLITICS: ‘I Have Activated Army to Defend Peace’: Maduro

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has vowed to fend off a “coup attempt,” shortly after a grenade and gunfire attack on key government buildings in the country’s capital.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Coup: Rumour of Coups that Went Wild

NIGERIA POLITICS: Coup: Rumour of Coups that Went Wild

General Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, sounded a note of warning to soldiers to desist from hobnobbing with politicians for sinister purposes.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: British Government Warns Against Coup in Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: British Government Warns Against Coup in Nigeria

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, warned of undue interactions between Army officers and politicians, as concerns mount over Mr. Buhari’s health.

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GUATEMALA POLITICS: Jimmy Morales Rejects Coup Rumors

GUATEMALA POLITICS: Jimmy Morales Rejects Coup Rumors

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales rejected rumors of a possible coup d’etat, shortly after his brother and elder son were sentenced to house arrest while being investigated for fraud.

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TURKEY: Erdogan Fires NATO Military Envoys After Failed Coup

TURKEY: Erdogan Fires NATO Military Envoys After Failed Coup

Most were dismissed from service on their arrival, arrested and imprisoned, according to a Turkish military official at NATO and two farewell letters.

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NIGERIA: The Absurdity Of Call For Closure Of Nigerian-Turkish Colleges

NIGERIA: The Absurdity Of Call For Closure Of Nigerian-Turkish Colleges

The anti-intellectualism attitude of the Erdogans of this world must not be allowed to infect Nigeria.

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TURKEY: Erdogan, Putin Use Coup To Reset Relations

TURKEY: Erdogan, Putin Use Coup To Reset Relations

“The Russian reaction created emotional bond with Turkish officials,” said Mensur Akgun, chairman of international relations department at Istanbul’s Kultur University.

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USA: General Dunford Rushes To Turkey Amid Accusations US Plotted Coup

USA: General Dunford Rushes To Turkey Amid Accusations US Plotted Coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made headlines by accusing the head of US Central Command of, “siding with the coup plotters.”

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USA: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says US Supports Turkey Coup Plotters, Pentagon Calls It ‘Absurd’

USA: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says US Supports Turkey Coup Plotters, Pentagon Calls It ‘Absurd’

“Any suggestion anyone in the department supported the coup in any way would be absurd,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook told reporters.

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TURKEY: Turkey Coup: Genocide In The Name Of Secularism

TURKEY: Turkey Coup: Genocide In The Name Of Secularism

The plot behind forcing secularism down the throat of other nations constitutes part of the long vision of imperialism to empty and enervate the cultural merits of others and subject them to servitude to the West.

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TURKEY: Russia Warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan About Imminent Coup

TURKEY: Russia Warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan About Imminent Coup

Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization “received intel from its Russian counterpart that warned of an impending coup”.

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TURKEY: Over 6,000 Military Coup Plotters Arrested

TURKEY: Over 6,000 Military Coup Plotters Arrested

“General Erdal Ozturk, commander of the Third Army, has been detained,” senior official, also speaking anonymously said.

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TURKEY: The Return Of Erdogan After Surviving Coup

TURKEY: The Return Of Erdogan After Surviving Coup

“They will pay a heavy price for this,” Erdogan said. “This uprising is a gift from God to us because this will be a reason to cleanse our army.”

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TURKEY: Military Coup Now In Ankara Against Tayyip Erdogan

TURKEY: Military Coup Now In Ankara Against Tayyip Erdogan

Dogan News Agency reported the national police directorate had summoned all police to duty in Ankara.

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UK: Corbyn And The Labour Party Coup Plotters

UK: Corbyn And The Labour Party Coup Plotters

Corbyn let go Benn after the Observer revealed that the shadow foreign secretary was preparing to lead a coup against him.

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UK: Jeremy Corbyn Sacks Hilary Benn Over Labour Party Coup Plot

UK: Jeremy Corbyn Sacks Hilary Benn Over Labour Party Coup Plot

Jeremy Corbyn informed Benn that he was sacking him because he had lost the Labour leader’s trust, the newspaper quoted a Corbyn spokesman as saying.

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BURKINA FASO: Why Gilbert Diendere Coup Plot Failed

That the coup was so short-lived suggests that power in Burkina Faso is steadily shifting away from the army to civilians. Diendere is now in custody.

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BURKINA FASO: President Michel Kafando Takes Charge Now After Coup Fails

President Michel Kafando said: “If ever there was a transition to be held up as an example, it is indeed ours.”

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BURKINA FASO: ‘We Don’t Want To Fight’ – General Gilbert Diendere Coup Leader

Coup leader General Gilbert Diendere says: “We don’t want to fight. We will defend ourselves if need be but we do not want to spill blood to stay in power.”

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