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  • Gabon soldiers seize national radio station in coup attempt 2019-01-07 13:54

    Gabon soldiers seize national radio station in coup attempt

    Soldiers in Gabon have attempted a coup, announcing the establishment of a "restoration council" after taking over the national radio station.

  • Tureky 2017-07-15 05:24

    Talk of resurgent Turkish democracy dominates failed coup anniversary

    Opposition to Turkey’s authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has been re-energized by the success of a month-long, cross-country anti-government “justice march” and last weekend’s unprecedented mass rally in Istanbul attended by more than a million Turks.

  • Turkey 2017-05-01 09:23

    By Amanda Erickson and Kareem Fahim

    Turkey just banned Wikipedia, labeling it a ‘national security threat’

    If you try to open up Wikipedia in Turkey right now, you'll turn up a swirling loading icon, then a message that the server timed out.

  • Philippine 2017-04-17 03:21

    By Richard Javad Heydarian

    Duterte is under pressure to end the Philippines-China honeymoon

    Since his ascent to presidency, Rodrigo Duterte has repeatedly threatened to upend Philippine foreign policy. In stark contrast to his predecessor, Benigno Aquino III, he has as frequently lavished China with praise as he has lambasted America with verve and venom.

  • Erdogan 2017-04-10 02:39

    By Patrick Cockburn

    Turkish referendum could end what little democracy is left in the country

    In the final days before Turks vote in a referendum on 16 April on whether or not to give President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dictatorial powers and effectively end parliamentary government, the mood in Turkey is prone to conspiracy theories and suspicion of foreign plots

  • Trump 2017-02-07 10:01

    By Rosa Brooks

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    Fateme Mohammadipour

    No big change of tack in Turkish foreign policy after coup

    Mike Hollingsworth, instructor at the University of South Alabama, believes Fethullah Gülen's issue "is unlikely to have a significant effect on Turkish-American relations since the countries are strong allies and the United States and NATO fully support Turkey."

  • Tehran Times interview with Turkish ambassador 2016-07-31 10:45

    Tehran Times interview with Turkish ambassador

    TEHRAN- On Jul 28, Tehran Times conducted an interview with Turkish ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin to hear his remarks about the pre- and post-coup Turkey.

  • گفتگو با رضا هاکان تکین سفیر ترکیه 2016-07-30 21:17

    Failed coup strengthened Turkish unity: ambassador 

    By Ali Kushki and Parvin Telli

    TEHRAN - Two weeks after the July 15 coup, the Tehran Times sat face-to-face with Turkish ambassador to Tehran Riza Hakan Tekin to hear his remarks about the pre- and post-coup Turkey.

  • اردوغان 2016-07-25 18:33

    Erdogan receives pro-democracy bride and groom

    Having just survived an abortive military coup, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended a different ceremony, where he honored a newly-married couple at the Presidential Complex. Reportedly, the bride and groom were among those cordoning off the presidential palace during the July-15 coup to defend democracy. The president presented a gold ring to the bride as a wedding gift and posed for a souvenir photo together with the couple and their family members.

  • rouhani 2016-07-17 16:02

    Era of coups is gone: Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the era to stage coup d'état is gone, noting that problems can be resolved through “democracy” and “respect for votes of majority”.

  • ترکیه 2016-07-17 15:46

    Iran says borders with Turkey open, safe for passengers 

    TEHRAN – The Iranian embassy in Turkey has announced all land and air corridors with Turkey are open and Iranian nationals who are still in Turkey can get back to Iran through them. 

  • Turkey military coup attempt 2016-07-16 11:39

    Turkey military coup attempt

     Hours after an attempted military coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, dawn has broken in Turkey./ AFP