Attempted Coup in Turkey Fails

Attempted Coup in Turkey Fails

Turkey is where I was born. It was late one night when I was awakened by a phone call from my husband, who, while at work heard that a coup had started. However, this military attempted coup failed after only a few months. This was not the first military coup Turkey has faced. The first thing that […]

Turkey Triggered State of Emergency

Turkey Triggered State of Emergency

On July 20, 2016, Turkey triggered a three-month state of emergency due to the July 15, violent coup attempt. According to CNN, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the decision to the nation, after meeting with the National Security Council and the Council of Ministers, who approved the recommendation. Turkey Shocked by a Coup Attempt Turkey […]

2 Explosions Rip Through Istanbul Airport Killing 36 and Injuring 147 [Updated]

2 Explosions Rip Through Istanbul Airport Killing 36 and Injuring 147 [Updated]

The Associated Press (AP) has reported that twin explosions ripped through Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on June 28, 2016, at 10.25 p.m. EST.  Turkey Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag confirmed that the blasts killed at least 36 people and left 147 critically injured. The explosions were reportedly carried out by four suicide bombers and are believed to be the […]

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