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Anorak
Council of Europe outlaws Scottish government’s anti-family fascist plan To Scotland, where the council of Europe has outlawed a local fascist plot. T
Council of Europe outlaws Scottish government’s anti-family fascist plan
Anorak / Posted 3 hours ago
To Scotland, where the council of Europe has outlawed a local fascist plot. The Scottish Government wanted teachers, State-approved workers, doctors – whoever – to treat all... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Eerie rendition locations as art in new London showattacks. According to the Open Society foundation, there have been more than 1
Eerie rendition locations as art in new London show
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
attacks. According to the Open Society foundation, there have been more than 100 individuals rendered by the CIA. The Council of Europe found that 14 European countries had tolerated the secret transfer of terror suspects by the United... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Turkey: Rights Protections Missing From Emergency Decreethree-month state of emergency, which entered into force on July 21. On July 22
Turkey: Rights Protections Missing From Emergency Decree
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
three-month state of emergency, which entered into force on July 21. On July 22, the Turkish government notified the Council of Europe that it was also “derogating” from – that is, temporarily imposing extraordinary limitations on – the... Read more
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The Register
UK membership of Council of Europe has implications for data protection after Brexitirrespective of any ‘PrivacyShield’ type agreement that might cover the UK. In
UK membership of Council of Europe has implications for data protection after Brexit
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
irrespective of any ‘PrivacyShield’ type agreement that might cover the UK. Indeed, to the contrary, being a Member of the Council of Europe is likely to require the UK amend the DPA closer to the GDPR. Importance of the Council of Europe Any... Read more
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iol.co.za
The covert aims of those behind failed coup in Turkeyabides by the principles of the rule of law and is part of the most efficient h
The covert aims of those behind failed coup in Turkey
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
abides by the principles of the rule of law and is part of the most efficient human rights protection system through the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and continues to honour its commitments within this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coups Are Outdated, or Are They?has been an associate member of the European Union (EU) since 1963. Turkey beca
Coups Are Outdated, or Are They?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
has been an associate member of the European Union (EU) since 1963. Turkey became one of the founding members of the Council of Europe in 1949, and was also a founding member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... Read more
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Reuters
Greece eyes constitution overhaul limiting MPs terms, defining role of ChurchGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends the parliamentary assembly of th
Greece eyes constitution overhaul limiting MPs terms, defining role of Church
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attends the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, June 22, 2016. ATHENS Greece on Monday unveiled plans to revise its constitution, formally proposing a clearer distinction... Read more
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Times of Malta
Domestic violence: Perpetrators could face immediate home evictioninto law the provisions that emanate from the Istanbul Convention, which Malta
Domestic violence: Perpetrators could face immediate home eviction
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
into law the provisions that emanate from the Istanbul Convention, which Malta ratified in 2014. The convention is a Council of Europe convention against violence against women and domestic violence. “What we are proposing goes beyond the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Chairman of the Commission on Domestic Violence appointedchairs the Foundation for Social Welfare Services and has represented the gover
Chairman of the Commission on Domestic Violence appointed
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
chairs the Foundation for Social Welfare Services and has represented the government on the Social Affairs Committee of the Council of Europe for the past eight years. The appointment was made by the Minister for Social Dialogue and Civil Liberties... Read more
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DW
Alarm in Germany over Turkey |Turkey was distancing itself "ever more" from minimum standards to which it had
Alarm in Germany over Turkey |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
Turkey was distancing itself "ever more" from minimum standards to which it had committed itself as a member of 47-nation Council of Europe headquartered in Strasbourg. Especially alarming were the erosion of basic rights that had been observable... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Turkey's Erdogan gets sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkey's Erdogan gets sweeping new powers
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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Breitbart
Turkey Suspends Human Rights Convention As Europe Raises Concerns Over Torturetortured in prisons”. Concerns about torture have also been expressed at the t
Turkey Suspends Human Rights Convention As Europe Raises Concerns Over Torture
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
tortured in prisons”. Concerns about torture have also been expressed at the top of Europe’s bureaucratic institutions. Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muižnieks said in a statement: “The staggering number of civil servants... Read more
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Orange County Register
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey’s decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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Daily Mail
Shocking footage shows Turkish soldiers opening fire on civiliansit more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recen
Shocking footage shows Turkish soldiers opening fire on civilians
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Turkey gives Erdogan new powers: 'We will, one by one, cleanse the state' of enemiesallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkey gives Erdogan new powers: 'We will, one by one, cleanse the state' of enemies
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey’s decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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The Columbian
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey’s decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Turkish lawmakers set to give Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers set to give Erdogan sweeping new powers
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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FOX News
Turkish lawmakers give Erdogan sweeping new powers after failed coupallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give Erdogan sweeping new powers after failed coup
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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Boston Herald
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
Hawaii News Now / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powersallowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article m
Turkish lawmakers give leader Erdogan sweeping new powers
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 7 days ago
allowing it more leeway to deal with individual cases, by invoking an article most recently used by France and Ukraine. The Council of Europe said it had been informed of Turkey's decision, and that the convention will still apply, but that... Read more
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11 News Houston
Turkish president declares 3-month state of emergencyinterview in Washington. If the crackdown continues, Turkey will lose its stat
Turkish president declares 3-month state of emergency
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
interview in Washington. If the crackdown continues, Turkey will lose its status as a candidate country for the EU and the Council of Europe, Rinkevics said. A “red line” for the EU would be if Turkey reinstates the death penalty, as Erdogan has... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Turkey Coup Attempt: What We Knowapproved such a move. But this would rule out any chance Turkey has of joining
Turkey Coup Attempt: What We Know
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 8 days ago
approved such a move. But this would rule out any chance Turkey has of joining the EU and could see it thrown out of the Council of Europe. - How did the coup attempt unfold? – Soldiers shut down two of the bridges spanning the Bosphorus in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Turkish president declares 3-month state of emergencyTODAY in an interview. If the crackdown continues, Turkey will lose its status
Turkish president declares 3-month state of emergency
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
TODAY in an interview. If the crackdown continues, Turkey will lose its status as a candidate country for the EU and the Council of Europe, Rinkevics said. A “red line” for the EU would be if Turkey reinstates the death penalty, as Erdogan has... Read more
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USA Today
Turkish president declares 3-month state of emergencyTODAY in an interview. If the crackdown continues, Turkey will lose its status
Turkish president declares 3-month state of emergency
USA Today / Posted 8 days ago
TODAY in an interview. If the crackdown continues, Turkey will lose its status as a candidate country for the EU and the Council of Europe, Rinkevics said. A “red line” for the EU would be if Turkey reinstates the death penalty, as Erdogan has... Read more
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The Irish Times
First national cultural policy unveiled for the artsgross domestic product (GDP) to 0.3 per cent, which is just half of the Europea
First national cultural policy unveiled for the arts
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
gross domestic product (GDP) to 0.3 per cent, which is just half of the European average, according to statistics from the Council of Europe. GDP comprises total expenditure for all final goods and services produced within the country in a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss-Turkish migration deal in doubthours of the failed coup proved that the crackdown had been planned in advance.
Swiss-Turkish migration deal in doubt
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
hours of the failed coup proved that the crackdown had been planned in advance. It called on the Swiss government and the Council of Europe to put pressure on Turkey to protect the judiciary in Turkey from discrimination. In the meantime,... Read more
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Salon.com
Albanian parties finally agree on judicial package reformby local, EU and U.S. experts and it has also been reviewed by the Venice Commi
Albanian parties finally agree on judicial package reform
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
by local, EU and U.S. experts and it has also been reviewed by the Venice Commission, a body of legal experts with the Council of Europe. The Thursday vote is designed to allow the European Commission to decide whether full membership... Read more
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The Hindu
Panama agrees to sign tax treatythe 98 countries and jurisdictions that have already joined the Convention. It
Panama agrees to sign tax treaty
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
the 98 countries and jurisdictions that have already joined the Convention. It was developed jointly by the OECD and the Council of Europe in 1988 and amended in 2010, in response to the call by the G20 to align it to the international standard... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Georgia�s PM Meets Turkish Counterpart, President Erdoğan in Ankarain its bilateral talks with Georgia, which undertook a commitment to repatriate
Georgia�s PM Meets Turkish Counterpart, President Erdoğan in Ankara
Civil Georgia / Posted 8 days ago
in its bilateral talks with Georgia, which undertook a commitment to repatriate the Meskhetians in 1999 when it joined the Council of Europe. Georgia adopted law on Meskhetians’ repatriation in 2007. In Ankara, the Georgian PM met earlier on July... Read more
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BBC News
Will Turkey's failed coup mean a return to the death penalty?on Human Rights since 1954, which requires the abolition of the death penalty.
Will Turkey's failed coup mean a return to the death penalty?
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
on Human Rights since 1954, which requires the abolition of the death penalty. It is also a founding member of the Council of Europe - none of whose 47 members have the death penalty.Could they execute coup plotters anyway? "Turkey is not... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrestsrevenge against soldiers on the streets” after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets” after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: “Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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Japan Today
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,500 arrests ‹ Japan Todayrevenge against soldiers on the streets” after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,500 arrests ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets” after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: “Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Post-coup purge continues in Turkey, over 7,000 arrestedrevenge against soldiers on the streets” after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Post-coup purge continues in Turkey, over 7,000 arrested
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets” after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: “Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Over 7 500 arrested in Turkey crackdownrevenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Over 7 500 arrested in Turkey crackdown
iafrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: "Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrestsrevenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: "Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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asianage
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrestsrevenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Turkey presses post-coup purge with over 7,000 arrests
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: "Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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Rappler
Turkey presses post-coup purgerevenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of t
Turkey presses post-coup purge
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
revenge against soldiers on the streets" after disturbing pictures emerged of the treatment of some detained suspects. The Council of Europe also joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: "Arrests and mass sackings of... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
General denies planning coup as Turkey presses purgedemocratic institutions,” US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters after
General denies planning coup as Turkey presses purge
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
democratic institutions,” US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters after talks with EU foreign ministers. The Council of Europe joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: “Arrests and mass sackings of judges... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
General Ozturk denies planning coup as Turkey presses purgedemocratic institutions," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters after
General Ozturk denies planning coup as Turkey presses purge
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
democratic institutions," US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters after talks with EU foreign ministers. The Council of Europe joined the criticism, with its panel of constitutional experts saying: "Arrests and mass sackings of judges... Read more
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DW
Fears grow in Turkey after failed military coup |during its EU accession efforts. The last time that the death penalty was appli
Fears grow in Turkey after failed military coup |
DW / Posted 10 days ago
during its EU accession efforts. The last time that the death penalty was applied dated back to 1984. As a member of the Council of Europe, Turkey is bound by its commitments under the European Convention on Human Rights and therefore has banned... Read more
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