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Why Is A Cleric In The Poconos Accused Of Fomenting Turkey's Coup Attempt? Turkey's president named an elderly, reclusive cleric, Fethullah Gulen, as the man behind the uprising. But Gulen, who used to be a close to the president, denied any role.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 2:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Least 194 Killed In Turkey After Attempted Coup Unravels In Turkey Nearly 200 people are dead in Turkey, after an attempted coup overnight. Linda Wertheimer gets the latest from Dion Nissenbaum, the Wall Street Journal's correspondent in Istanbul.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Global Security: What To Expect After France, Turkey Attacks NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Juan Zarate, senior adviser of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about security after the attacks in Turkey and Nice.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkey Coup Attempt Leaves President Erdogan With Uncertain Grip On Country NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute about what the overnight coup attempt may mean for Turkish politics.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
As ISIS 'Caliphate' Shrinks, New Tactics Pose Threats NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with Middle East expert Hassan Hassan about the group's violent strategies as it continues to lose territory, and what it means for the international fight against them.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Assessing International Fallout From Failed Military Turkey Coup A military coup attempt in Turkey has injected more instability into a crucial ally of the the U.S. in the Middle East. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with NPR's Deb Amos.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Turkey Moves to Regain Control As a chaotic night gave way to morning, soldiers who had taken part in an attempted coup surrendered as the government worked to re-establish control.
New York Times | Jul 16, 2016 10:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkish President Appears On State Television Amid Coup Attempt NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Dion Nissenbaum about President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's comments on Turkish television after a military coup attempt.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 01:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Turkish Leaders Say Military Coup Attempt Has Failed NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to journalist Dalia Mortada in Istanbul for the latest on the attempted military coup in Turkey. Government leaders say the coup attempt Friday evening has failed.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 01:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unclear Who Controls Turkey As Military Faction Attempts Coup NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Henri Barkey, director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, for the big picture on the military coup underway in Turkey.
NPR.org | Jul 16, 2016 12:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend