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The routine is now eerily familiar for Turkish expats around the world. It starts with a quiet ping from their smartphone's WhatsApp messaging app late at night. A sad face emoji appears as the first...
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More than 110,000 public servants have been detained.
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Police detained journalists who were accused of helping precipitate the failed coup.
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More than 100,000 people have been sacked or suspended, and 37,000 arrested.
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The island is holding major talks to heal a divide that’s lasted over four decades, but there’s an elephant in the room.
The Pennsylvania-based cleric is being held responsible for the failed coup last month.
“This measure is not an amnesty.”
“It is in the hands of the United States to stop this anti-American feeling leading to hatred.”
Authorities are investigating another 7,668, the Turkish justice minister says.
Tensions between Turkey and Europe are on the rise after last month’s failed coup.
Over a million people gathered in a show of strength from the Turkish president.
Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says the move is essential for national security.
“We will stuff them into holes,” a government minister said of the coup plotters. “They will not hear a human voice again.”
The purges have targeted supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.