'If the coup had been a success, the revolution in Syria would be dead, because Turkey wouldn't support it anymore,' says Omar, one of the many Syrian refugees who took up arms for Erdogan on the night of the attempted military coup.
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The influence of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen over Turkey’s religious elite still a major concern of Erdogan government.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says political parties in Turkey had found common ground to pass a limited number of constitutional changes.
Speaking in Vienna at an international climate change conference, Kerry said the issue might not get as much public attention as terrorism but that addressing the issue is even more important.
'Reports of abuse including beatings and rape in detention are extremely alarming, especially given the scale of detentions that we have seen in the past week,' Amnesty International’s Europe director John Dalhuisen says.
Five people were killed, including an infant.
'Most satellite channels... deviate the society's morality and culture,' says General Mohammad Reza Naghdi, head of Iran's Basij militia.
The attack was the first by ISIS on Kabul, raising concerns about the group's reach and capability in Afghanistan.
The three-story Abdali Mall is seen as a trailblazer in conserving what resource-poor Jordan lacks most — water and energy. It’s also part of a growing movement to build with local materials.
Turkey announced plans to appoint 20,000 state-approved teachers to fill the void left by mass firings.