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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: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in Washington.

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SYRIA POLITICS: U.S.-Allied Militia Agrees to Hand Villages to Syrian Government

SYRIA POLITICS: U.S.-Allied Militia Agrees to Hand Villages to Syrian Government

Turkey’s campaign in Syria is aimed at driving Islamic State from its border and at preventing expansion in the area by the YPG, which it regards as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which is waging an insurgency against Ankara.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Approves Constitutional Reform Bill

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan Approves Constitutional Reform Bill

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says the reform will provide stability at a time of turmoil and prevent a return to the fragile coalitions of the past.

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TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan, Trump Unite to Defeat ISIS

TURKEY POLITICS: Erdogan, Trump Unite to Defeat ISIS

Turkish President Erdogan and US President Donald Trump agreed in phone call overnight to act jointly against ISIS in the Syrian towns of al-Bab and Raqqa.

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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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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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