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Turkey Sacks 18,000 State Employees For Alleged Terrorist Links

JUL 8, 2018: Turkey dismissed more than 18,000 state employees citing alleged ties to terror organizations Sunday as part of a purge related to a failed coup in 2016. The latest firings come a day before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to be sworn in for a new five-year term during a ceremony in Ankara. The inauguration ceremony on Monday in capital Ankara will be attended by dozens of foreign leaders and dignitaries, including Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Qatari Emir Sheikh TamimRead More


Islamist Erdogan Or Secularist Ince, Turkey Will Be Radically a Changed Country

JUN 24, 2018: Turkish voters are going to the polls today for what are seen as the most crucial elections in Turkish modern history as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s gamble on snap elections (18 months earlier) could backfire. The Turkish people feeling the pinch of soaring inflation, a plunging currency and high interest rates will decide whether to grant Erdogan a second five-year term, in the most fiercely fought elections in the country in years. As BBC reports from Istanbul, “Worshiped by his supporters, abhorred by his critics, this isRead More


Prayer Day Observed to Support Turkey’s Erdogan in Presidential Elections

JUN 22, 2018: A prayer day was observed across the country on Friday on the appeal of Mufti-i-Azam (Grand Mufti) Pakistan, Maulana Rafi Usmani, and other religious scholars to express solidarity with Turkey’s President Erdogan and his campaign for the presidential election. Scholars during Friday sermons at Mosques in Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and other cities particularly praised Erdogan’s pro-refugees policies. “The way he [Erdogan] has voiced [for] and practically helped the Syrian and Rohingya refugees, is unmatchable. Not only the Muslims, but the entire pro-humanity community commend himRead More


Putin Holds SECRET CONVERSATION With Erdogan on Syria Following US-led Airstrikes

(DESPARDES/PKONWEB) — Russian president Vladimir Putin has held secret conversations with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, as the two countries look to strengthen relations following the airstrikes on Syria launched early Saturday morning. In a phone call on Saturday the two men discussed the military strikes carried out by the West as they vowed to work together to create a political solution to the Syrian civil war, the UK’s tabloid newspaper Sunday Express report. The coalition (US, UK and France) led by the US, fired 105 Tomahawk missilesRead More