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July 26, 2016, by Luis Ramirez of VOANews

Watchers see Turkey’s failed coup and the subsequent purge carried out by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as part of a battle among Islamists whose ultimate vision is to allow […]

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Turkish schools, charities close in Erdogan’s first state-of-emergency decree

July 23, 2016, by VOANews

More than 1,000 private schools have been closed in Turkey, as well as a thousand or so various associations and foundations, as Turkish President Rec ...

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Bulgarian PM Borissov to meet Erdoğan on August 24

July 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov said on July 22 that he would meet Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on August 24. Borissov was speaking ...

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Greece strengthens patrols in the islands of the Aegean and Evros

July 22, 2016, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek armed forces and the Greek security authorities have stepped up full control of the border so as not to allow the entry into the country of def ...

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    Erdogan declares three-month state of emergency
    July 21, 2016, by VOANews

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday declared a three-month state of emergency in the wake of last week’s thwarted coup in his country. Erdogan said the emergency was needed […]

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    Foreign Ministry urges Bulgarians not to travel to Turkey
    July 20, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The situation in Turkey remains unstable, Bulgaria’s Foreign Ministry said on July 20, urging the country’s citizens not to travel to the neighbouring state. The Foreign Ministry in Sofia said […]