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express
'With or without Brexit – the EU is DOOMED' Farage tears into failed Brussels projectEU is finished, regardless of BrexitRelated articles Germany fears EU to go ‘D
'With or without Brexit – the EU is DOOMED' Farage tears into failed Brussels project
express / Posted 13 hours ago
EU is finished, regardless of BrexitRelated articles Germany fears EU to go ‘DOWN THE DRAIN’ if Brexit deal goes wrong Council of Europe FINALLY allowed to inspect prisons in Turkey week... Across the whole continent people are saying ‘Why are... Read more
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express
Council of Europe FINALLY allowed to inspect prisons in Turkey weeks after failed coupwere being raped, starved and beaten in the aftermath of the coup on July 15.Re
Council of Europe FINALLY allowed to inspect prisons in Turkey weeks after failed coup
express / Posted 17 hours ago
were being raped, starved and beaten in the aftermath of the coup on July 15.Related articles Turkey, which is part of the Council of Europe, has to allow members of the committee into the country. So far, a total of 40,029 people have been... Read more
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Sun Star
EU leaders call for RH law implementationXucla from Catalonia and Spain representing the Democratic Convergence and a me
EU leaders call for RH law implementation
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
Xucla from Catalonia and Spain representing the Democratic Convergence and a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe; Florian Dorel Bodog from Romanina representing the Social Democratic Party and a member of the Public... Read more
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Swissinfo
Europe nudges Swiss to disclose political moneycriticises Swiss direct democracy for concealing private donations to political
Europe nudges Swiss to disclose political money
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
criticises Swiss direct democracy for concealing private donations to political parties and election campaigns. The Council of Europe’s report on Thursday keeps up the pressure on the Swiss government to peel back some of the secrecy... Read more
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The Washington Times
An ‘unfrozen’ conflict in Nagorno-Karabakhof Moscow’s involvement stirring trouble in this sensitive region. The U.N. Se
An ‘unfrozen’ conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
of Moscow’s involvement stirring trouble in this sensitive region. The U.N. Security Council, U.N. General Assembly, the Council of Europe and other international organizations do not recognize the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic. All... Read more
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Swissinfo
Encouraging citizen participation in politics Aug 24, 2016 - 16:35 The governmant has called on parliament to ratify a Counc
Encouraging citizen participation in politics
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
Aug 24, 2016 - 16:35 The governmant has called on parliament to ratify a Council of Europe agreement bolstering direct democracy at a local level. The additional protocol of the European charter on... Read more
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walesonline
The 'dateless' 20p coin and other mistakes now worth a fortunefor around £16 on eBay. In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin t
The 'dateless' 20p coin and other mistakes now worth a fortune
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
for around £16 on eBay. In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to celebrate the British presidency of the council of Europe. Just 109,000 coins were issued, compared to as many as 12 million usually, making it collectable. The... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
The coins in your pocket that could be worth a fortune£16 on eBay. Read More In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin t
The coins in your pocket that could be worth a fortune
Liverpool Echo / Posted 10 days ago
£16 on eBay. Read More In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to celebrate the British presidency of the council of Europe. Just 109,000 coins were issued, compared to as many as 12 million usually, making it collectable. The... Read more
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birminghammail
The coins in your pocket that could be worth hundreds of pounds50p coin - £20 In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to celebra
The coins in your pocket that could be worth hundreds of pounds
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
50p coin - £20 In 1992 and 1993 the Mint issue a commemorative coin to celebrate the British presidency of the council of Europe. Just 109,000 coins were issued, compared to as many as 12 million usually, making it collectable. The... Read more
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Ekklesia
Call to stop 'revolving door' to prison as recalls to custody soarwith indeterminate sentences – life and Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP
Call to stop 'revolving door' to prison as recalls to custody soar
Ekklesia / Posted 12 days ago
with indeterminate sentences – life and Imprisonment for Public Protection (IPP) – than the other 46 countries of the Council of Europe combined. According to the latest Ministry of Justice figures available, there are more than 4,000 people... Read more
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The Irish Times
Twenty-five things to do during National Heritage Weekfrom August 20th-28th, is Ireland’s response to the European Heritage Days prog
Twenty-five things to do during National Heritage Week
The Irish Times / Posted 12 days ago
from August 20th-28th, is Ireland’s response to the European Heritage Days programme, which was launched in 1985 by the Council of Europe and later embraced by the EU. The Heritage Council manages National Heritage Week in Ireland, publicising... Read more
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Civil Georgia
GDDG Names Majoritarian MP Candidates in Tbilisiof stabbing a man, which he was denying; the case against Gogichaishvili was de
GDDG Names Majoritarian MP Candidates in Tbilisi
Civil Georgia / Posted 13 days ago
of stabbing a man, which he was denying; the case against Gogichaishvili was described by then Human Rights Commissioner of Council of Europe as “dubious”. He was released after the change of government after he was included by the Parliament in the... Read more
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Reuters
Polish judges reject court reforms as standoff with government deepensappointed by the previous parliament but whom President Andrzej Duda, a close P
Polish judges reject court reforms as standoff with government deepens
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
appointed by the previous parliament but whom President Andrzej Duda, a close PiS ally, has refused to swear in. The Council of Europe, a rights body whose opinions are non-binding but carry weight with the EU's executive, has recommended... Read more
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Zero Hedge
West On Edge As Erdogan Meets With Putin: "Turkey's Relations With The US Are The Worst In 50 Years"with the refugee crisis — Turkey needs to amend its sweeping terror legislation
West On Edge As Erdogan Meets With Putin: "Turkey's Relations With The US Are The Worst In 50 Years"
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
with the refugee crisis — Turkey needs to amend its sweeping terror legislation in line with EU law and guidance from the Council of Europe. Celik said that Turkey was open to discussions about counterterror law with European partners and could... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Kosovo court jails ex guerrilla fighter for war crimesof bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civili
Kosovo court jails ex guerrilla fighter for war crimes
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
of bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civilians" in Albania and Kosovo in 1999. A Council of Europe report in 2010 claimed that leaders of the now disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army were responsible for the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimesof bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civili
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimes
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 21 days ago
of bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civilians" in Albania and Kosovo in 1999. A Council of Europe report in 2010 claimed that leaders of the now disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army were responsible for the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimesor names of victims but added that "the accused carried out his actions in co-p
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimes
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 21 days ago
or names of victims but added that "the accused carried out his actions in co-perpetration with other KLA members." A Council of Europe report in 2010 claimed that leaders of the now disbanded KLA were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimesor names of victims but added that "the accused carried out his actions in co-p
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimes
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 21 days ago
or names of victims but added that "the accused carried out his actions in co-perpetration with other KLA members." A Council of Europe report in 2010 claimed that leaders of the now disbanded KLA were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of... Read more
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Salon.com
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimesof bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civili
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimes
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
of bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civilians” in Albania and Kosovo in 1999. A Council of Europe report in 2010 claimed that leaders of the now disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army were responsible for the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimesof bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civili
Kosovo court jails ex-guerrilla fighter for war crimes
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 21 days ago
of bodily integrity, health and torture of several witnesses and unknown civilians" in Albania and Kosovo in 1999. A Council of Europe report in 2010 claimed that leaders of the now disbanded Kosovo Liberation Army were responsible for the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Turkey coup: Erdogan backs reintroduction of death penaltypenalty is widely rejected by rights-respecting democracies around the world, i
Turkey coup: Erdogan backs reintroduction of death penalty
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
penalty is widely rejected by rights-respecting democracies around the world, including all 47 member countries of the Council of Europe.” Since the uprising, about 18,000 people have been detained or arrested, and tens of thousands of public... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Germany urges Turkey to respect rule of law after failed coupis essential that these criminal investigations are conducted in accordance wit
Germany urges Turkey to respect rule of law after failed coup
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 days ago
is essential that these criminal investigations are conducted in accordance with international norms — European Union, Council of Europe and OSCE standards,” Ederer told a press briefing at the parliament building in Ankara. Tensions between... Read more
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express
Turkey’s Erdogan says he WILL reinstate the DEATH PENALTY after last month’s failed coupback the barbaric punishment could bring an end to any remaining hopes the stat
Turkey’s Erdogan says he WILL reinstate the DEATH PENALTY after last month’s failed coup
express / Posted 21 days ago
back the barbaric punishment could bring an end to any remaining hopes the state has of joining the European Union. The Council of Europe guidelines state any nation wanting to join the EU is expected to commit to the European Convention on... Read more
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SKY News
Turkey's Erdogan Backs Return Of Executionfor Turkey to join the EU which has collectively agreed to call for the univers
Turkey's Erdogan Backs Return Of Execution
SKY News / Posted 22 days ago
for Turkey to join the EU which has collectively agreed to call for the universal abolition of the death penalty. Council of Europe guidelines state that countries that join the EU are expected to commit themselves to moratoria and to... Read more
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SKY News
Turkish President Backs Return Of Death Penaltyfor Turkey to join the EU which has collectively agreed to call for the univers
Turkish President Backs Return Of Death Penalty
SKY News / Posted 22 days ago
for Turkey to join the EU which has collectively agreed to call for the universal abolition of the death penalty. Council of Europe guidelines state that countries that join the EU are expected to commit themselves to moratoria and to... Read more
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FOX News
We must stop ISIS and end the genocide against ChristiansCourt of Human Rights. And we are seeing results. Congress, the European Parli
We must stop ISIS and end the genocide against Christians
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
Court of Human Rights. And we are seeing results. Congress, the European Parliament, and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe have passed genocide resolutions. Secretary Kerry recognized the “genocide against . . . Christians.” A... Read more
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Times of Malta
Tougher domestic violence abuse laws will not be retroactivedraft the changes that would enforce the provisions of the Istanbul Convention
Tougher domestic violence abuse laws will not be retroactive
Times of Malta / Posted 23 days ago
draft the changes that would enforce the provisions of the Istanbul Convention the government ratified two years ago. The Council of Europe convention deals with domestic violence and violence against women. It was incorporated lock, stock, and... Read more
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Tom's Hardware
Privacy International Challenges UK Government At European Human Rights Court Over Bulk Hackingand Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rulings on privacy. However,
Privacy International Challenges UK Government At European Human Rights Court Over Bulk Hacking
Tom's Hardware / Posted 23 days ago
and Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rulings on privacy. However, the UK is still part of the 47-member strong Council of Europe, and a signatoree of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) that aims to protect human rights and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Turkey's Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coupthe evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan
Turkey's Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coup
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
the evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan said nobody from the European Union or the Council of Europe had visited Turkey to express their condolences for those killed in the coup. He noted the West simply... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |his speech to the Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate in Ankara, Turkey, on W
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
his speech to the Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate in Ankara, Turkey, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. The head of the Council of Europe, the continent's top human rights organization, is visiting Turkey for talks with the country's leadership... Read more
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Japan Today
Council of Europe head says Turkey needs understanding ‹ Japan Todayfrom Turkish leaders that Western allies have not shown solidarity with the gov
Council of Europe head says Turkey needs understanding ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 25 days ago
from Turkish leaders that Western allies have not shown solidarity with the government. Thorbjorn Jagland, the head of the Council of Europe, also expressed concerns, however, over Turkey’s large-scale crackdown on people suspected of links to a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Council of Europe chief backs Turkey 'clean-up'coup blamed on supporters of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen. Despite growin
Council of Europe chief backs Turkey 'clean-up'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 26 days ago
coup blamed on supporters of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen. Despite growing concern over the post-coup crackdown, Council of Europe chief Thorbjorn Jagland said there had been insufficient understanding in Europe about the challenges faced... Read more
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EuroNews
'Too little understanding' from Europe after Turkey coupThe Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland has said that
'Too little understanding' from Europe after Turkey coup
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland has said that there is “too little understanding” of the challenges faced by Turkey after last month’s coup attempt. The head of Europe’s top human rights organisation – who is the... Read more
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EuroNews
Europe - Turkey: At oddsfor the purge as political opportunism, though on Wednesday high ranking offici
Europe - Turkey: At odds
EuroNews / Posted 26 days ago
for the purge as political opportunism, though on Wednesday high ranking official General Thorbjorn Jagland from the Council of Europe recognised the need for Turkey to deal with those behind the coup.FM MevlutCavusoglu received Thorbjorn... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Turkey sees swift overhaul of intelligence agency, gendarmeriethe first visit to Turkey of a high-profile European official since the coup, t
Turkey sees swift overhaul of intelligence agency, gendarmerie
Eye Witness News / Posted 26 days ago
the first visit to Turkey of a high-profile European official since the coup, the head of human rights body the Council of Europe said Turkey needed to take on those responsible for the putsch but stressed that this needed to be done in... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Turkish overhaul of intelligence agency, gendarmerie nears endthe first visit to Turkey of a high-profile European official since the coup, t
Turkish overhaul of intelligence agency, gendarmerie nears end
The Globe and Mail / Posted 26 days ago
the first visit to Turkey of a high-profile European official since the coup, the head of human rights body the Council of Europe said Turkey needed to take on those responsible for the putsch but stressed that this needed to be done in... Read more
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dna
Turkey needs to follow human rights in crackdown on coup plotters: Council of Europe headmonth, but this needs to be done in conformity with the rule of law and human r
Turkey needs to follow human rights in crackdown on coup plotters: Council of Europe head
dna / Posted 26 days ago
month, but this needs to be done in conformity with the rule of law and human rights, the head of human rights body the Council of Europe said on Wednesday. Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland also said at a joint news conference with Turkey's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sweden won't return people linked to failed Turkey coupover the scope of the crackdown against those accused of supporting the attempt
Sweden won't return people linked to failed Turkey coup
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
over the scope of the crackdown against those accused of supporting the attempted coup. Thorbjorn Jagland, head of the Council of Europe, urged Turkey to respect the rule of law. RELATED ARTICLES The £43m-a-year President, his 'shopaholic'... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Council of Europe chief backs Turkey 'clean-up' after coup"cleaning up" of Turkish state institutions after a failed coup blamed on suppo
Council of Europe chief backs Turkey 'clean-up' after coup
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
"cleaning up" of Turkish state institutions after a failed coup blamed on supporters of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen. Council of Europe chief Thorbjorn Jagland - one of the most senior European officials to visit Turkey in the wake of the... Read more
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express
'Outrageous' EU head of human rights blasts Turkey over coupTurkey over coup TURKEY must take on those responsible for the failed coup las
'Outrageous' EU head of human rights blasts Turkey over coup
express / Posted 26 days ago
Turkey over coup TURKEY must take on those responsible for the failed coup last month, the head of human rights body the Council of Europe said on Wednesday. Thorbjorn Jagland said Turkey must take on those responsible for the failed... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Erdogan says West is supporting terror, standing by Turkey coup plottersofficials including referees and assistant referees. As Western concern grows
Erdogan says West is supporting terror, standing by Turkey coup plotters
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 26 days ago
officials including referees and assistant referees. As Western concern grows over human rights in Turkey, the head of the Council of Europe, a top European rights watchdog, was due to begin a two-day visit later Wednesday, including a meeting with... Read more
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Salon.com
Council of Europe head visits Turkey in wake of failed coupISTANBUL (AP) — The head of the Council of Europe, the continent’s top human ri
Council of Europe head visits Turkey in wake of failed coup
Salon.com / Posted 26 days ago
ISTANBUL (AP) — The head of the Council of Europe, the continent’s top human rights organization, is visiting Turkey for talks with the country’s leadership and opposition officials — the first high-ranking European official to do so after the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Envoy - Claims Over Turkey Are Baselessof democracy and is in accordance with the rule of law. "Turkey is a democrati
Envoy - Claims Over Turkey Are Baseless
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
of democracy and is in accordance with the rule of law. "Turkey is a democratic country and is one of the founders of the Council of Europe. Our government respects human rights and democracy," she reiterated. The ambassador said that basing on... Read more
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The Hill
To end terrorism in Europe, Muslims and Jews must reach out to each otherdiscussions that paid off in 2014 when I led a delegation of European imams and
To end terrorism in Europe, Muslims and Jews must reach out to each other
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
discussions that paid off in 2014 when I led a delegation of European imams and rabbis to protest to the President of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg after that legislative body passed a resolution urging European governments to ban... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Dozens hurt, many arrested in Armenia clashesunder armed guard. The US embassy in Yerevan in a statement said it was "deepl
Dozens hurt, many arrested in Armenia clashes
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 30 days ago
under armed guard. The US embassy in Yerevan in a statement said it was "deeply troubled by the ongoing hostage situation." Council of Europe chief Thorbjorn Jagland urged both parties to "put an end to this dangerous situation withou... Read more
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The Columbian
Turkey’s Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coupthe evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan
Turkey’s Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coup
The Columbian / Posted 30 days ago
the evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan said nobody from the European Union or the Council of Europe had visited Turkey to express their condolences for those killed in the coup. He noted the West simply... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coupthe evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan
Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
the evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan said nobody from the European Union or the Council of Europe had visited Turkey to express their condolences for those killed in the coup. He noted the West simply... Read more
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Rappler
What's the au pair cultural exchange program all about?like language and cultural immersion. Documents European Agreement on "au pai
What's the au pair cultural exchange program all about?
Rappler / Posted 30 days ago
like language and cultural immersion. Documents European Agreement on "au pair" Placement and Protocol thereto, a Council of Europe, November 1969 Policy Brief on Philippine Migration and Au Pair Programs in Europe, Center for Migrant... Read more
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Orange County Register
Turkey's Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coupthe evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan
Turkey's Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coup
Orange County Register / Posted 30 days ago
the evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan said nobody from the European Union or the Council of Europe had visited Turkey to express their condolences for those killed in the coup. He noted the West simply... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Turkey’s Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coupthe evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan
Turkey’s Erdogan slams U.S. reaction to failed coup
Savannah Morning News / Posted 30 days ago
the evening at an event in Ankara to commemorate the dead and wounded, Erdogan said nobody from the European Union or the Council of Europe had visited Turkey to express their condolences for those killed in the coup. He noted the West simply... Read more
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