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  • Germany warns Turkey of installing death penalty will 'kill' chances of joining EU

    Date: 2016-07-18 13:40:17 GMT - Germany - World - SN:56 - ID:5281149

    BERLIN, July 18 (MENA) - Turkey has been warned by Germany that it will kill its chances of joining the European Union if Ankara reinstates the death penalty in the wake of a failed military coup. Over 6,000 people, mainly military personnel and ....

  • Erdogan triumphs after coup attempt, but Turkey’s fate is unclear

    Date: 2016-07-18 13:34:20 GMT - USA - World - SN:55 - ID:5280601

    NEW YORK, July 18 (MENA) - Members of the military, once the guardians of the country’s secular traditions who successfully pulled off three coups last century, were being rounded up and tossed in jail, and other perceived enemies were being purged ....

  • 30 Turkish governors, 50 emloyees fired

    Date: 2016-07-18 12:44:25 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:49 - ID:5280629

    ANKARA, July 18 (MENA) - Thirty Turkish governors and fifty employees were sacked during the past hours, according to Sky news. Turkey is witnessing campaigns of firing officials, judges and officers who took part in the failed coup attempt in the ....

  • France holds moment of silence for Nice victims

    Date: 2016-07-18 10:41:51 GMT - France - World - SN:33 - ID:5279793

    PARIS, July 18 (MENA) - France has held a national moment of silence for 84 people killed by a truck rampage in Nice, according to ABC News. Flowers in their hands and tears in their eyes, crowds stood on the rocky beach for several minutes ....

  • Turkey vows to ensure safety of Russians after coup attempt - Moscow

    Date: 2016-07-18 09:25:11 GMT - Russia - World - SN:23 - ID:5279189

    MOSCOW, July 18 (MENA) - Ankara has assured Moscow that all measures are being taken to ensure the safety of Russian citizens in Turkey following the recent coup attempt, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov was quoted by Sputnik as saying ....

  • Erdogan suggests Turkey may bring back death penalty after failed coup

    Date: 2016-07-17 21:47:07 GMT - Turkey - World - SN:113 - ID:5277889

    ANKARA, July 17 (MENA) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday gave signals that Turkey might reinstate capital punishment in the wake of Friday's failed coup attempt, Fox News reported. Erdogan spoke to his supporters in front of his ....

  • 8 killed after construction elevator falls in east China

    Date: 2016-07-17 21:45:57 GMT - China - World - SN:111 - ID:5277841

    BEIJING, July 17 (MENA) - Eight people in an eastern Chinese city were killed when the construction elevator they were in plummeted from an apartment building, the local government said Sunday. The Longkou city government in Shandong province ....

  • One militant killed, five arrested in Pakistan

    Date: 2016-07-17 21:44:27 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:109 - ID:5277837

    ISLAMABAD, July 17 (MENA) - Pakistani security forces have killed a militant and arrested five others during an operation in Balochistan's Kalat district, local media reported. A Frontier Corps (FC) spokesperson has confirmed that a security ....

  • Con Coughlin: Turkey's failed coup shows the rift between army and elite runs deep

    Date: 2016-07-17 20:37:08 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:99 - ID:5277657

    LONDON, July 17 (MENA) - The roots of Turkey’s failed military coup lie in the uneasy relationship that has dominated relations between the military and the ruling elite since Kamal Ataturk established the country as a secular republic nearly 100 ....

  • France arrests more suspects in Nice attack

    Date: 2016-07-17 20:03:20 GMT - France - World - SN:97 - ID:5277261

    PARIS, July 17 (MENA) - French police have detained three more people in Nice Sunday in connection with the probe into the Bastille day attack that killed at least 84 people when a truck rammed into crowds in the Riviera city, sources were quoted by ....

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