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Thousands of lives ruined in continuing crackdown on Gülen movement in 2020: report – Turkish Minute

According to Human Rights Watch, the largest group targeted by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan consists of people alleged to have links to the Gülen movement, a worldwide civic initiative inspired by the ideas and activism of Fethullah Gülen, a US-based Muslim cleric. According to a report by the Stockholm Center for Freedom, during the year …

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Erdogan’s lack of accountability risks Turkey’s security – The Jerusalem Post

At the end of 2013, there was a major corruption scandal in Turkey. We listened to a series of tapes over YouTube and although not much came out of it, there was one that I could never forget. A senior AKP member and a police chief were talking. The policeman was trying to explain that …

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Greece is not ‘dragging’ the EU into anything; it is one of its members – ekathimerini.com – Comment

What our neighbors need to understand is that Greek-Turkish relations de facto involve the EU. Greece is not just a country with a medium-sized GDP of € 200 billion. It is also a member of a huge economy of €19 trillion. And it does not operate, nor can it be treated, as if it were not a part of it.

‘We may not be richest, but we’re most generous’ – Anadolu

Turkey’s parliament speaker says country helped 160 countries, 9 int’l organizations since beginning of virus outbreak. The Turkish parliament speaker on Thursday called on humanity to walk to the future together against the novel coronavirus. “Since the virus does not differentiate people, we have common pain and wounds. So we have to heal the wounds, …

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PSG, Basaksehir players walk off over alleged racism by match official – France24

Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League game with Istanbul Basaksehir was suspended on Tuesday and will be completed a day late after both sets of players walked off in protest amid allegations of racism by one of the match officials, in an unprecedented incident in European football’s elite club competition. The row erupted after Basaksehir assistant coach …

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Turkey, the country with the longest coastline in the Mediterranean, NOT

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Lie #01: “Turkey, the country with the longest coastline on the Mediterranean, has sent drillships with a military escort to explore for energy on its continental shelf, saying that it, along with Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, have rights in the region.“ https://www.trtworld.com/turkey/turkey-keeps-calm-despite-provocation-from-greece-40001 Here are the facts from Wikipedia: Greece has a coastline of 13,676 …

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