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Turkish Failed Coup: Minute by Minute

Turkish Failed Coup: Minute by Minute

Ankara –A section of Turkey’s military tried on Friday July 15, to overthrow President Tayyip Erdogan who has been in power since 2003. The coup wasn’t successful and led to the arrest od several generals and lieutenants in the army. Insurgent soldiers took the...
Russian opposition leader Navalny released

Russian opposition leader Navalny released

Russia, AP—A Russian court on Friday released opposition leader Alexei Navalny from custody less than 24 hours after he was convicted of embezzlement and sentenced to five years in prison. The release came after a surprise request by prosecutors, who said that because...
Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral

Dozens held in Turkey, silent protester goes viral

Istanbul, Reuters—A lone, silent vigil by a man in Istanbul inspired copycat protests on Tuesday, as police detained dozens of people across Turkey in an operation linked to three weeks of often violent demonstrations against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Overnight...