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    In Turkey’s Failed Coup, Trainees Face the Same Stiff Punishments as Generals

    The families of trainee pilots sentenced to life in prison broke their silence to protest the men’s innocence. The pilots are among more than 600 trainees and conscripts swept up in prosecutions.

    Monolith in Turkey Is Revealed to Be Government Stunt

    The inscription on the monolith read “Look at the sky, see the moon.” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used the same slogan in announcing Turkey’s new space program this week.

    Turkey Jails 475 for Life Over Roles in 2016 Coup Attempt

    The sentences were delivered in one of the most important mass trials of nearly 500 defendants, including senior military officers and civilians.

    Ditching the Turkey: Thanksgiving Memories (and Misadventures) of Reporters Abroad

    Some of our international journalists have gone to great lengths trying to bring a taste of home to their new locations. But it hasn’t always worked out.

    Turkey Considers Leaving Domestic Violence Treaty Even as Abuse Surges

    The European pact, signed in Istanbul in 2011, was intended to protect women but has become a target for populist leaders who claim it threatens “traditional families.”
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