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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
One of the things that drew my attention the most during the proceedings following last year’s failed coup attempt was the “denialist” attitude of the officers on trial over charges of involvement in the coup attempt.
Hüseyin Gülerce is a witness of the case against journalists working for the daily Cumhuriyet.
“I would not be astonished again at anything after having seen that.”
Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ recently claimed that members of the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) living in the United States are taking Christian names and trying to infiltrate into religious groups there
There was a photograph on the front page of daily Posta the other day. The paper enlarged the photograph spreading it to nine columns as it deserved; it was taken at Turkey’s Syrian border post Öncüpınar in Kilis.
Two agreements on the establishment of a military base in Qatar and the training of the Qatari gendarmerie by Turkey have been moved forward on the agenda of the general assembly in parliament.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said Die Welt reporter Deniz Yücel, who is currently in prison in Turkey, was charged with terror not because of journalism. “Just like in Germany, there is an independent judiciary in Turkey. This independent judiciary is conducting the investigation,” he said
Some countries, led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt, have severed their diplomatic relations with Qatar. Their reason is that Qatar provides financial support to terrorist groups in the region.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke at the group meeting of Justice and Development Party (AKP) on May 30. It was his first address to the meeting as both president and chair of the AK Party.
The person who played one of the most important roles in the defeat of the July 15 coup attempt was a Turkish Air Forces major, who went to the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) headquarters to warn that MİT undersecretary Hakan Fidan was to be kidnapped by a group of soldiers at midnight
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