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Turkey’s democracy was long dead

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In a result that surprised just about no one, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has gained a ‘Yes’ vote in the weekend referendum, granting him sweeping new executive powers and a complete overhaul of the constitution drawn up at the birth of the Republic under Kemal Ataturk. Under the new …

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Pakistani cabinet decides to push back Afghan refugees’ legal right to stay in the country from March 31 to end of 2017.

  Islamabad, Pakistan – Pakistan’s government has extended a deadline for Afghan refugees to leave the country until the end of 2017, according to state media. Analysis: Challenges facing Pakistan-Afghanistan refugee repatriation programme A meeting of the cabinet, presided over by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Tuesday pushed back the refugees’ …

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‘Flying target’? Theresa May’s US-Turkey flight was visible on popular tracking app

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  The British Prime Minister Theresa May © Andrew Parsons / www.globallookpress.com British Prime Minister Theresa May came under the threat of a potential terrorist attack last week when information on her flight from Washington to Ankara became available to anyone with a real-time aircraft tracker, experts said. The Flightradar24 …

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