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Turkey's Gulen crackdown ripples far and wide

Barely 12 hours after a failed coup in Turkey, Somalia's cabinet met in Mogadishu to consider a request from Ankara to shut down two schools and a hospital linked to Fethullah Gulen, the Muslim cleric Turkey blames for the attempted putsch.

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Turkish tourist arrivals plummet 40pc in June

The number of foreigners visiting Turkey plummeted more than 40 percent in June, official data showed on Thursday, marking the biggest drop in at least 22 years as tensions with Russia and a series of deadly bombings kept tourists away.

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Turkey dismisses military, shuts media outlets

Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a US-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern among its Western alli

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Abraaj Group eyes 4-5 deals in Turkey

Abraaj Group expects to complete at least four or five acquisitions in Turkey in the next two years, a senior executive told Reuters on Tuesday, despite the political turmoil currently dominating the country. The comments, by Sel&

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Turkey detains 42 journalists in crackdown

Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people and drawn fire from the European Union. The arrests or suspens

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Turkey's Land of Legends theme park opens

Land of Legends, Turkey's largest edutainment centre, officially opened its doors to guests in Antalya this month. Designed and built as a joint venture by Rixos Hotels, Emaar Properties and Dragone Productions, the theme park

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Turkey's Land of Legends theme park opens

Land of Legends, Turkey's largest edutainment centre, officially opened its doors to guests in Antalya this month. Designed and built as a joint venture by Rixos Hotels, Emaar Properties and Dragone Productions, the theme park

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Turkey ruling, opposition parties rally together

Tens of thousands of supporters of Turkey's ruling and main opposition parties, usually bitter foes, rallied together on Sunday in support of democracy following a failed military coup as President Tayyip Erdogan tightens his grip on the cou

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Turkish president gains upper hand in power struggle

At the crossroads between a divided Europe and a convulsed Middle East, Turkey is caught in a power struggle between former Islamist allies which is shaking democratic institutions and raises questions about its future path. Since

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Erdogan orders closure of 1,000 schools

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the closure of more than 1,000 private schools and extended the period in which some suspects can be detained without charge, in his first decree since declaring a three-month state of emergency.

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