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Strong Men in Love

A failed coup is pushing Turkish President Erdogan back into Putin’s arms By Owen Matthews Did Vladimir Putin’s spies save Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s life in the recent attempted coup? The theory first surfaced when Iran’s official Fars News Agency claimed that Russian security services tipped off their Turkish counterparts after picking up “highly sensitive army

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Turkey Shells Targets in Syria After Rockets Hit Border Town

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, April 13 – Turkey’s military returned fired into a Daesh-controlled area of Syria after rockets hit the southeastern Turkish border town of Kilis for the third straight days on Wednesday, security sources said. There were no casualties in Kilis after multiple rockets landed in an empty field, Mayor Hasan Kara told Reuters. The

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Turkey Wants a Secure Strip on Syrian Side of Border – Deputy PM

ANKARA, Feb 17 – Turkey wants a secure strip of territory 10 km (6.2 miles) deep on the Syrian side of its border, including the town of Azaz, to prevent attempts to “change the demographic structure” of the area, Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said on Wednesday. Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes

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