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Erdogan: Coup Over

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After a night of explosions, gunfire and tanks rolling along the streets, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turkey Saturday that an attempted military coup was over and the government was in charge. However, the sounds of fighting were still being reported in Ankara and Istanbul after the chaotic attempt by …

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Turkey Soldiers launch ‘illegal action’ – PM Yildirim

Turkey Soldiers launch 'illegal action' - PM Yildirim

Turkey’s PM has denounced an “illegal action” by a military “group”, with bridges closed in Istanbul and aircraft flying low over the capital, Ankara. Binali Yildirim said the military action was not authorised but it was not a coup. He said that the government remained in charge. Traffic has been stopped …

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