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Many masks have slipped since Turkey's failed military coup last Friday, such that a great many on the right and the left alike, who never tire of eulogising about democracy and human rights, the masses, and people power have been exposed as little more than pseudo-liberals and fake democrats.
Critics say President Tayyip Erdogan and the government have become more authoritarian in the buildup to June elections. Istanbul
"In my capacity as President of the Republic, I swear upon my honor and repute before the great Turkish nation and before
UNIONS DEFIANT "Give up your hope of Taksim," Erdogan said at a meeting of his ruling AK Party lawmakers in parliament last
Despite German Chancellor Angela Merkel's recent comments about keeping Turkey's European Union bid on the table, Turkey still has a along way to go before it makes its way to an EU membership.
Turkish Riot Police are using water cannon, tear gas and rubber (for the moment) bullets to quell the hundreds of demonstrators marching in Istanbul.
In the southern Turkish town of Antakya, close to the Syrian border, which has a large Alawite community, the same faith
As Adele Sarno of HuffPost Italy points out: Protests in Turkey continued this week after a peaceful sit-in against the destruction
No action using terror and violence that raises tensions in Istanbul and the entire country and that damages public order and peace is acceptable in this country, as it would not be in any other democratic country.
"I've come here for one reason: to support Tayyip, to support AKP. What is happening in Taksim is just shameful. It's being