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India launches 'surgical strikes' on militants in Pakistan

India said on Thursday it had conducted "surgical strikes" on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan.

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India launches 'surgical strikes' on militants in Pakistan

India has conducted "surgical strikes" on suspected militants in Pakistan it suspects of preparing to infiltrate into the part of Kashmir it controls, the army's director general of military operations said on Thursday.

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Israeli air force jets hit Syria army outpost

Israeli warplanes hit a Syrian army outpost near the Israeli occupied Golan Heights on Saturday, state television reported, quoting a Syrian military source as saying the strike was aimed at helping an offensive by hardline Islamist rebels.

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Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria

Turkey's army and its allies thrust deeper into Syria on Sunday, seizing territory controlled by Kurdish-aligned forces on the fifth day of a cross-border campaign that a monitoring group said had killed at least 35 villagers.

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Erdogan pledges army overhaul in shakeup

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan pledged to overhaul the army in response to last week's failed coup, a sign that a newly imposed state of emergency would be used to press on with a purge that has alarmed the West. In a sign o

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Arrests hit 6,000 as Turkey cracks down on army

Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in control of the country and economy.

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Turkish forces foil coup against Erdogan after crowds rally

Turkish forces loyal to President Tayyip Erdogan largely crushed an attempted military coup on Saturday after crowds answered his call to take to the streets in support of the government and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks.

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Turkish coup bid crumbles, President Erdogan returns

Forces loyal to the Turkish government fought on Saturday to crush the remnants of a military coup attempt which crumbled after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan's call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks

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Army seizes power in Turkey, Erdogan says in command

Turkey's military said on Friday it had seized power but President Tayyip Erdogan vowed that the attempted coup would be put down. At least 60 people were killed after a faction of the armed forces attempted to seize power, official

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Army seizes power in Turkey, PM says still in command

Turkey's military said on Friday it had seized power, but the prime minister said the attempted coup would be put down. If successful, the overthrow of President Tayyip Erdogan, who has ruled Turkey since 2003, would amount to

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