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July 28, 2016
Philippines lobbied ASEAN on sea row verdict: govt
Manila (AFP) July 27, 2016
The Philippines said Wednesday it had "vigorously" lobbied Southeast Asian nations to take a united stance critical of Beijing's claims to most of the South China Sea, but insisted a diluted statement remained a victory. After initially denying doing so, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said he lobbied his counterparts at a meeting of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Laos this week to refer to the verdict in a statement issued on Monday. The statement avoided menti ... read more

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US tells Beijing sea patrols will continue: official
The US will continue naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea, Washington's National Security Adviser Susan Rice told Chinese representatives during a series of meetings in Beijing, a senior American official said Tuesday. ... more
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Turkey detains generals, journalists in widening purge post-coup
Turkey on Tuesday detained prominent journalists and two top generals serving abroad in a widening of the relentless legal crackdown after the July 15 coup that has caused growing alarm in the West. ... more
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Humiliated Turkish army still faces twin challenge
The failed coup of July 15 left the Turkish army humiliated and weakened at a time when it must tackle the twin challenges of fighting guerrillas of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and jihadists from the Islamic State (IS) group. ... more
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Media targeted in Turkey's post-coup crackdown
Turkish media played a crucial role in averting the coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, yet dozens of journalists are now being targeted in the sweeping crackdown after the failed putsch. ... more
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Kerry: US avoiding 'confrontation' in sea row
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Washington wanted to avoid "confrontation" in the South China Sea, after an international tribunal rejected Beijing's claims to most of the waters. ... more
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China victory as SE Asian nations go easy on sea row
Southeast Asian nations Monday ducked direct criticism of Beijing over its claims to the South China Sea, in a diluted statement produced after days of disagreement that gives the superpower a diplomatic victory. ... more
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China says sensitive issues could damage ties with US military
Failure to properly handle sensitive issues between the US and China could "very likely disturb and undermine" their military-to-military relations, a top Chinese official told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice Monday. ... more
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Turkish Airlines fires 211 staff over 'Gulen links' after coup
Turkish Airlines said Monday it had fired 211 employees over suspected links to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen and behaviour "conflicting with the interest of our country" in the wake of last week's coup. ... more
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Turkey detains fugitive soldiers over Erdogan attack plot
Turkey detained seven fugitive soldiers Monday on suspicion of taking part in an attack on the hotel where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was staying when the failed coup kicked off. ... more
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Turkey targets media in new crackdown after coup
Turkish authorities on Monday issued arrest warrants for over 40 journalists in a new phase of the controversial legal crackdown after the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparking fresh alarm over the scope of the detentions. ... more
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Turkish 'unity' rally condemns coup amid torture claims
Many thousands of Turks massed Sunday for the first cross-party rally to condemn the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, amid a purge of suspected state enemies. ... more
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Chinese anger as journalists forced to leave India
India has refused to renew the visas of a group of journalists from China's state-run Xinhua news agency, government sources said Monday, after they reportedly made unauthorised visits to Tibetan refugee camps. ... more
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Beijing victory as SE Asian nations duck China rebuke
Southeast Asian nations Monday ducked direct criticism of China over its claims to the South China Sea, in a diluted statement produced after days of disagreement that gives the superpower a diplomatic victory. ... more
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Vietnam warns South China Sea is a 'test' of ASEAN
Vietnam has warned that the inability of Southeast Asian nations to forge a unified front against Beijing's militarisation of the South China Sea is a "test" of the regional bloc in the face of its greatest security challenge. ... more
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Germany stresses NATO commitment to allies after Trump comments
Germany on Friday stressed its promise to protect its NATO allies after White House hopeful Donald Trump called the commitment into question. ... more
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SE Asia deadlocked as S. China Sea split deepens
Southeast Asian nations were deadlocked Sunday about how to confront China's territorial claims in the South China Sea as pressure from Beijing again drove a wedge between countries on the region's toughest security challenge. ... more
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Amnesty says Turkey coup detainees being tortured
Human rights group Amnesty International said Sunday it had "credible evidence" of the abuse and torture of people detained in sweeping arrests since Turkey's July 15 coup. ... more
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Erdogan's mass appeal saved him on coup night
More than his security forces, what saved Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the night of the coup attempt was the extraordinary devotion the charismatic strongman inspires among his followers. ... more
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Turkey shakes up security forces in post-coup crackdown
Turkey on Friday detained almost 300 members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guard and began shaking up the security forces one week after a failed coup, as US President Barack Obama denied having any prior intelligence of the putsch. ... more
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Clouds gather for Turkey economy after attempted coup
A six percent loss in value of its currency, a plunge on the stock market and a downgrade by a key ratings agency. ... more
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Erdogan's 'secret keeper' under fire over Turkey coup lapse
Turkey's shadowy spy chief Hakan Fidan has faced an unprecedented public dressing down in the wake of the failed coup but appears set to stay on in his post - at least for now. ... more
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Turkey readies cross-party rally against coup, for democracy
Turkey readied Sunday for its first cross-party rally against the bloody putsch attempt, following the break up of Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential guard as sweeping purges of suspected state enemies continue. ... more
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July 15, 2016: The day Turkey changed
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Turkey tensions spill onto German streets
The failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stoked tensions in Germany's three-million strong Turkish community, prompting demonstrations and threats that have put the authorities on edge. ... more
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