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190 reportedly killed as Turkish coup fails

Latin America News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:40

Turkish soldiers involved the coup attempt surrender. (Getty Images)President Erdogan tells the nation his government is in charge after a night of explosions, air battles, and death.


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Turkey reopens key route for oil, grains transit after coup attempt

Europe News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:32
By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish maritime authorities have reopened Istanbul's Bosphorus Strait to transiting tankers after shutting it earlier on Saturday for several hours following what the government said was an attempted coup by a faction in the military. The Bosphorus is one of world's most important chokepoints for the maritime transit of oil with over three percent of global supply - mainly from Russia and the Caspian Sea - passing through the 17-mile waterway that connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. It also ships vast amounts of grains from Russia and Kazakhstan to world markets.
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Man shot 3 times during attempted robbery in Summerdale

U.S. National News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:26

Man shot 3 times during attempted robbery in SummerdaleA man was shot three times during a robbery attempt at his home in Philadelphia's Summerdale neighborhood.


World leaders voice support for Turkey, condemn coup

Europe News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:15

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan demonstrate at the Turkish consulate in Stuttgart, Germany, early Saturday July 16, 2016. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government was working to crush a coup attempt after a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital. Officials said the coup appeared to have failed as Turks took to the streets overnight to confront troops attempting to take over the country. (Andreas Rosar/dpa via AP)World leaders expressed support for Turkey and its democratic institutions on Saturday after the government quashed an attempted military coup.


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World leaders voice support for Turkey, condemn coup

Asia News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:15

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan demonstrate at the Turkish consulate in Stuttgart, Germany, early Saturday July 16, 2016. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the nation Saturday that his government was working to crush a coup attempt after a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital. Officials said the coup appeared to have failed as Turks took to the streets overnight to confront troops attempting to take over the country. (Andreas Rosar/dpa via AP)World leaders expressed support for Turkey and its democratic institutions on Saturday after the government quashed an attempted military coup.


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Erdogan returns; Turkish coup seen crumbling

Latin America News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:13

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan react to a Turkish military tank in front of Parliament. (Getty Images)An attempted military takeover appears to fail after crowds answer President Erdogan's call to take to the streets to support him.


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Erdogan returns; Turkish coup seen crumbling

India News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:13

Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan react to a Turkish military tank in front of Parliament. (Getty Images)An attempted military takeover appears to fail after crowds answer President Erdogan's call to take to the streets to support him.


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Turkish forces try to crush last remnants of coup after Erdogan returns

Europe News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:13

A man wrapped in a Turkish flag walks past a military vehicle in front of Sabiha Airport, in IstanbulBy Orhan Coskun and Gulsen Solaker ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Turkey's government fought on Saturday to crush the last remnants of a military coup attempt which collapsed after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan's call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks. Some strafed the headquarters of Turkish intelligence and parliament in the capital, Ankara, and others seized a major bridge in Istanbul. Erdogan accused the coup plotters of trying to kill him and launched a purge of the armed forces, which last used force to stage a successful coup more than 30 years ago.


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Turkish forces try to crush last remnants of coup after Erdogan returns

Asia News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:13

A man wrapped in a Turkish flag walks past a military vehicle in front of Sabiha Airport, in IstanbulBy Orhan Coskun and Gulsen Solaker ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Turkey's government fought on Saturday to crush the last remnants of a military coup attempt which collapsed after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan's call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks. Some strafed the headquarters of Turkish intelligence and parliament in the capital, Ankara, and others seized a major bridge in Istanbul. Erdogan accused the coup plotters of trying to kill him and launched a purge of the armed forces, which last used force to stage a successful coup more than 30 years ago.


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Turkish forces try to crush last remnants of coup after Erdogan returns

Middle East Conflict - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:13

A man wrapped in a Turkish flag walks past a military vehicle in front of Sabiha Airport, in IstanbulBy Orhan Coskun and Gulsen Solaker ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Forces loyal to Turkey's government fought on Saturday to crush the last remnants of a military coup attempt which collapsed after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan's call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks. Some strafed the headquarters of Turkish intelligence and parliament in the capital, Ankara, and others seized a major bridge in Istanbul. Erdogan accused the coup plotters of trying to kill him and launched a purge of the armed forces, which last used force to stage a successful coup more than 30 years ago.


Obama: All parties in Turkey should support Erdogan gov't

Iraq News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:08

President Barack Obama speaks about the attack in Nice, France, Friday, July 15, 2016, during a Diplomatic Corps Reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has urged all sides in Turkey to support the democratically elected government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid a military takeover attempt involving the key NATO ally.


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Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea ruling

Europe News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:06

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives for the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator, on July 15, 2016Tokyo raised pressure on Beijing at an Asia-Europe summit Saturday to respect an international tribunal's ruling that dismissed its claims to much of the South China Sea. At a retreat outside the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the assembled leaders that the rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain," according to Japan's Jiji Press. "I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute in South China Sea," he said.


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Tokyo seeks to pressure Beijing on S China Sea ruling

Asia News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 07:06

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives for the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in the Mongolian capital of Ulan Bator, on July 15, 2016Tokyo raised pressure on Beijing at an Asia-Europe summit Saturday to respect an international tribunal's ruling that dismissed its claims to much of the South China Sea. At a retreat outside the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the assembled leaders that the rule of law was "a universal principle that the international community must firmly maintain," according to Japan's Jiji Press. "I strongly hope the parties to the dispute comply with the award and lead to a peaceful solution of the dispute in South China Sea," he said.


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Bangladesh police deny any rescued hostages in their custody

Asia News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:53

File � In this Friday, July 1, 2016 file photo, people help an unidentified injured person after a group of armed gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. Police in Bangladesh denied Saturday, July 16, that they're still holding anyone rescued during this month's bloody attack on a restaurant by radical Islamists, saying they've questioned and released two former hostages reportedly missing since the attack. Human Rights Watch said all of the hostages except for Hasnat Karim, a British national, 47, and Tahmid Hasib Khan, a student at the University of Toronto, 22, were released by authorities on July 3. (AP Photo/File)NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh denied Saturday that they're still holding a British man and a University of Toronto student rescued during this month's bloody attack on a restaurant by radical Islamists, saying they've questioned and released the men, who reportedly have been missing since the attack.


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Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for coup plotters

U.S. National News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:52

Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for coup plottersForces loyal to Turkey's president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Saturday.


190 reportedly killed as Turkish coup fails

India News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:48

Turkish soldiers involved the coup attempt surrender. (Getty Images)President Erdogan tells the nation his government is in charge after a night of explosions, air battles, and death.


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Turkey quashes coup; Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for plotters

Iraq News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:48

Turkish police officers, loyal to the government, stand atop tanks abandoned by Turkish army officers, near Istanbul's iconic Bosporus Bridge, Saturday, July 16, 2016. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared he was in control of the country early Saturday as government forces fought to squash a coup attempt during a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Forces loyal to Turkey's president quashed a coup attempt in a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire that left dozens dead Saturday. Authorities arrested thousands of people as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed those responsible "will pay a heavy price for their treason."


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IS claims Nice massacre as France mulls security failings

Iraq News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:40

The massacre in Nice has prompted questions over security and intelligence failings after the third major attack in France in 18 monthsThe Islamic State group claimed responsibility Saturday for an attack in which a Tunisian ploughed a truck into a crowd in Nice, killing 84, prompting hard questions in France over security failures. Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31, smashed a 19-tonne truck into a packed crowd of people in the Riviera city celebrating Bastille Day -- France's national day. French President Francois Hollande met his defence and security chiefs and cabinet ministers as political and media criticism mounted over security failings after the third major attack in France in 18 months.


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Erdogan urges Turks to defend state after coup 'foiled'

Middle East Conflict - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 06:11

People react after taking over military position on the Bosphorus bridge in Istanbul, on July 16, 2016President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged Turks to remain on the streets Saturday, as his forces regained control after a spectacular coup bid by discontented soldiers that claimed more than 250 lives. After hours of chaos and violence unseen in decades, Erdogan ended uncertainty over his whereabouts, flying into Istanbul airport in the early hours where he was cheered by hundreds of supporters. "The situation is completely under control," Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said outside his Ankara offices, flanked by Turkey's top general.


Serbia to send army, police on borders because of migrants

Europe News - Sat, 07/16/2016 - 05:44

Children play a game at a migrant camp at Serbia's border with Hungary, in Horgos, Serbia, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Hungarian police and soldiers have beaten some migrants severely before sending them back across the border to Serbia, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Wednesday. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia says it will deploy joint army and police patrols on the borders with Bulgaria and Macedonia to curb illegal entry of migrants and people smuggling.


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