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WORLD POLITICAL NEWS DAILY BRIEF: 07 August 2017

WORLD POLITICAL NEWS DAILY BRIEF: 07 August 2017

WORLD BRIEF: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Germany on Monday of assisting terrorists by not responding to thousands of files sent to Berlin or handing over suspects wanted by Turkish authorities. “Germany is abetting terrorists,” Erdogan told a conference in the Black Sea province of Rize, in comments likely to further escalate tensions between the two countries.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Turkey Will Resist Western Bully: Erdogan

TURKEY POLITICS: Turkey Will Resist Western Bully: Erdogan

In concerns of US military over purchase by Turkey of Russia’s advanced S-400 anti-missile defense systems, Erdogan is looking forward to the deliveries.

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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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TURKEY POLITICS: Germany is ‘Committing Suicide’ By Not Allowing Me to Speak to Turks During G20: Erdogan

TURKEY POLITICS: Germany is ‘Committing Suicide’ By Not Allowing Me to Speak to Turks During G20: Erdogan

“I have asked Merkel that they be handed over to Turkey. Why did not they return them?” Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked.

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TURKEY POLITICS: ‘Referendum Should Be Repeated’: CHP Says

TURKEY POLITICS: ‘Referendum Should Be Repeated’: CHP Says

Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has underlined its resolve to use all the existing democratic channels to ensure a rerun of the controversial referendum on the country’s constitutional reform.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan-2029? ‘Yes’ Vote Winning in Turkey’s Constitutional Reform Referendum With Slim Majority

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan-2029? ‘Yes’ Vote Winning in Turkey’s Constitutional Reform Referendum With Slim Majority

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in the referendum on Turkey’s constitutional reform package. With most of the ballots opened, over 51 percent of voters have supported expanding the powers of president.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Turkish Parliament Votes to Press On With Constitutional Reform Debate

TURKEY POLITICS: Turkish Parliament Votes to Press On With Constitutional Reform Debate

Turkish parliament voted on Tuesday to press on with debate about a constitutional reform package that would expand the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan

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SYRIA POLITICS: Turkey Hoping to Sideline US With Syria Ceasefire

SYRIA POLITICS: Turkey Hoping to Sideline US With Syria Ceasefire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian Vladimir Putin overseen a truce deal welcomed by all sides in the conflict that may lead to peace talks.

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TURKEY POLITICS: West Supporting YPG, PYD, ISIS – Erdogan Says

TURKEY POLITICS: West Supporting YPG, PYD, ISIS – Erdogan Says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says, “They (West) are supporting all terror groups — YPG, PYD, Daesh (IS). It’s quite clear, perfectly obvious.”

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UK: Boris Johnson Calls Africa A Country

UK: Boris Johnson Calls Africa A Country

Well, maybe a start would be for the head of the British Foreign Office to learn the difference between Africa’s 54 countries, too.

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NIGERIA: ‘Buhari’ – The Dog – And Matters Arising

NIGERIA: ‘Buhari’ – The Dog – And Matters Arising

No doubt, it does appear that the government of the day in Nigeria is gradually stepping up its efforts in competing with the likes of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey in the area of gross violation of human rights.

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GERMANY: ‘Erdogan Backs Militants’ – German Left Party Leak

GERMANY: ‘Erdogan Backs Militants’ – German Left Party Leak

German security officials also said Erdogan had an “ideological affinity” with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, ARD reported.

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RUSSIA: Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan Take Center Stage

RUSSIA: Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan Take Center Stage

The leaders of Russia and Turkey have patched up a damaging quarrel, pledging to restore close economic relations. Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russian trade sanctions on Turkey would be phased out “step by step”. “The priority is to get

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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: Erdogan Detains Senior Gulen Aide Hails Hanci

TURKEY: Erdogan Detains Senior Gulen Aide Hails Hanci

The crackdowns are part of seismic changes that have rocked Turkey since the shock of the coup attempt that claimed 270 lives.

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TURKEY: Erdogan Signs First Decree Under State Of Emergency

TURKEY: Erdogan Signs First Decree Under State Of Emergency

Parliament must still approve the decree but requires only a simply majority, which the ruling AK Party founded by Erdogan and in power in Turkey since 2002 commands.

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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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RUSSIA: Vladimir Putin Calls Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Hopes For Stability After Coup Plot Attempt

RUSSIA: Vladimir Putin Calls Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Hopes For Stability After Coup Plot Attempt

The leaders also confirmed plans for a personal meeting “in the nearest future,” the Kremlin said.

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