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Turkey radicalize Sleepy Europe, sending “Refugees”, Radical Imams and building Mosques

The Turkish President has demanded an ‘end to racism’ while criticising the treatment of Germany’s national football team players during a controversial state visit. By – Claire Anderson President Erdogan spoke out today at the inauguration ceremony of Europe’s biggest mosque in Cologne. He decried the backlash against Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan for taking a picture with him in London earlier ...

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Erdogan opens mega mosque in Cologne Germany

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to open one of Europe’s largest mosques in Cologne on Saturday as he wrapped up a controversial visit to Germany, with police deploying in force to manage the rival rallies. By – AFP Scrooll 4Video The inauguration will mark the closing event of his three-day state visit, aimed at repairing frayed ties with Berlin after ...

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Turkish agents kidnapped dozens of its citizens in 18 countries

Turkey’s intelligence agency has seized at least 80 Turkish nationals from multiple countries as part of its efforts to hunt suspects with alleged links to a 2016 coup attempt, a senior Turkish official said Thursday. By – Erin Cunningham  Speaking to a private news channel, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said Turkish agents had launched operations in 18 countries to pursue ...

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The More ISIS Loses Ground, the More Lethal It Becomes

Its forces in Raqqa are prepared to use same defensive tactics the organization used in Mosul, including roadside bombs, mines, booby-trapped houses and car bombs, all with goal of causing as many casualties as possible. Via: Zvi Bar’el                      Reports by the Syrian Democratic Forces about the opening of their assault on ...

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Flemish minister: Turkish-sponsored mosque is ‘nest of spies’

The Flemish interior minister has taken action against a mosque supported by Turkey, whose imam is suspected of informing Ankara about supporters of Fethullah Gülen, the self-exiled cleric accused of being the mastermind behind last year’s failed coup. Via: euractiv.com Liesbeth Homans, of the New Flemish Alliance (N-VA), a nationalist party represented in the federal government, will begin the process of ...

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Turkey ‘spied’ on pro-Gulen opponents in Germany

German officials acknowledged on Tuesday that they had rebuffed a request by the Turkish government to spy on its opponents in Germany, the latest strain to relations as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey pursues a referendum next month to expand his powers. Via: nytimes.com  Tensions between Turkey and a range of European countries have mounted in recent weeks as the ...

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Is Turkey Still a Democracy?

n a half-destroyed temple overlooking the Turkish capital, there is a carved inscription of a text known as “The Deeds of the Divine Augustus.” It is the most complete surviving version of the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus. Following its hagiographic accounts of wars won, gladiatorial spectacles commissioned, and money showered upon the populace, it concludes with ...

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Erdogan Makes Threat to Unleash 3 Million Refugees into the EU

Speaking to Al Jazeera, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey is currently hosting three million refuges on its territory and that if they all marched into Europe, the Europeans would not know what to do with them. He also reminded them that under the terms of Turkey’s refugee deal with the EU, the union pledged to provide six billion euros ...

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