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Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency in Turkey

Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency in Turkey

As of today, 15,200 public personnel working at our ministry's central and rural offices have been suspended from their duties, and an investigation has been launched regarding these people. "This measure is in no way against democracy, the law and freedoms", Erdogan said Wednesday after a meeting with Cabinet ministers and security advisers.


China plans air defence zone

China plans air defence zone

Thus, special patience and calmness are required on all sides. China had set up an ADIZ over the East China Sea in 2013, prompting angry reactions from the U.S. Beijing's territorial claims to the islands partly overlap those of the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan, while Beijing also has ongoing territorial disputes in the area with Malaysia and Brunei.



Kashmir newspapers to resume publications from July 21

Following the police action, a meeting of Kashmir-based newspaper editors, printers and publishers, was held on Saturday at Press Colony in which the issue was discussed. A Kashmiri protester throws a stone at Indian policemen during a protest in Srinagar , Indian controlled Kashmir, Monday, July 18, 2016. State government spokesman and Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar had said Friday the ban was aimed at "saving lives and strengthening peace efforts".


Amnesty calls for an end to impunity for honour killings

Amnesty calls for an end to impunity for honour killings

Social media starlet Qandeel Baloch was strangled to death by her brother on Friday, July 15, once again casting a spotlight on the custom of "honor killings", which claims around a thousand lives in Pakistan every year . "The death of Qandeel Baloch conveys an insidious message: that women will be kept back at all cost; murdered, if they dare nurture ambitions to break the glass ceiling", the English daily Dawn newspaper wrote in an editorial on Sunday.