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Democracy, Turkey Coup Attempt, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hard-hitting questions Indian media must ask Erdogan when he meets Modi

Journalists must ask Turkey's president how he claims to have advanced his country's democracy, when facts suggest otherwise.

POLITICS

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Brexit, Turkey referendum, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

What's common between Turkish referendum, Brexit and US election?

Given modern Turkey’s secular and democratic history, why have people chosen to abolish the post of Prime Minster?

POLITICS

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YSK, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey referendum

Why the world will keep questioning the legitimacy of Turkey’s referendum

Recep Erdogan will have powers at his disposal that no other president in developed democracies has.

POLITICS

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Turkey, Journalists, Modi government, BJP

Hounding of Indian journalists by BJP mirrors Turkey's crackdown on media

Simultaneous abuse of the religion in majority and stoking of nationalist sentiments by the ruling regime must alarm us.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Fethullah Gulen, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

Indian Muslim scholars’ support for Turkey's Erdogan is alarming

Their prime concern seems the defence of a political Islamist who talks of the revival of a lost caliphate.

POLITICS

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

How botched coup has turned up the heat on US-Turkey cold war

US and EU suspect Erdogan of divided loyalties in the war against terrorism.

POLITICS

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Turkey, Fethullah Gulen, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

How democracy failed to survive in aftermath of Turkey coup attempt

Erdogan government is trying to further muzzle the opposing voices in the country.

POLITICS

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Turkey, Democracy, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

Erdogan is a dictator, coup was Turkey's hope for democracy

He wants to transform the country into a Sunni Iran in the next few decades.

POLITICS

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Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey Coup Attempt

30 astonishing questions Turkey coup attempt leaves us with

Despite Istanbul’s Ataturk airport being under siege, how did President Erdogan fly to the same base?