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Turkey Suspends 291 Navy Personnel Over Links to Failed Coup

ANKARA, Nov 13  – Turkey suspended from duty 168 officers and 123 non-commissioned officers from its navy over alleged links to a coup attempt in July, the defence ministry said on Sunday, as the government continues its purge. It also dismissed 15 officers and 4 non-commissioned officers from the navy, the statement said. Since the

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Turkey Orders Detention of 125 Police Officers

ISTANBUL, Oct 11- A Turkish prosecutor on Tuesday ordered the detention of 125 police officers in the investigation of a religious movement the government blames for an unsuccessful military coup, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported. It was the second wave of arrests since Oct. 7 to target suspected coup plotters in the police force, the

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Turkey Detains Brother of Cleric Gulen, Issues Arrest Warrants for 115

ISTANBUL, Oct 3  – Turkish authorities have detained a brother of Fethullah Gulen, a U.S.-based cleric they accuse of orchestrating a coup attempt in July, and issued arrest warrants for 115 other people as part of nationwide investigations into the abortive putsch. Kudbettin Gulen was taken into custody on Sunday by Turkish counter-terrorism police in

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Turkish Opposition says Tens of Thousands Suffer Injustice in Purge

By Tuvan Gumrukcu ANKARA, Sept 20  – The head of Turkey’s main opposition said tens of thousands of people had suffered injustices in government purges since a failed military coup, and announced he was setting up a special team to help them. The comments from Kemal Kilicdaroglu could anger President Tayyip Erdogan and threaten the

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