Tag : Turkey Coup
Tayyip Erdogan title : US Protestants, Pastors Also Targeted by Turkey Post-Coup Crackdown
summary : Two American pastors -- Ryan Keating and Andrew Brunson -- recently were detained in Turkey and deemed "threats to national security" there. "Protestant or Christian churches are seen as an American influence, and now that Turkey is anti-American, they are being targeted even more," said Aykan Erdemir, a senior fellow with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a former member of the Turkish parliament.
date : Dec 06, 2016 11:07 AM EST
Turkey Coup title : Turkey Coup: Turks Scramble to Withdraw Cash and Buy Food
summary : Early Saturday, hundreds of soldiers armed with rifles took to the streets claiming they were in control of the government. CNN reported gunfire and explosions were heard near Taksim Square as people try to oppose military takeover.
date : Jul 15, 2016 10:34 PM EDT