Tag: Turkey

Islamic State claims responsibily for Turkey car bomb blast

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a car bomb in southeastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir on Friday morning that killed eight people and wounded more than 100,Reuters reports. The blast went off close to the Diyarbakir state prison, where some of the opposition leaders are believed to be held. After the[Read More…]

Turkey declares 3-month state of emergency

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared a state of emergency for three months following the failed military coup. He vowed to cleanse “all the viruses within the armed forces” to restore normalcy to the democratically-elected country. The decision comes after he presiding over a meeting with the national security[Read More…]

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