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President Erdogan: Ready to reinstate the death penalty

People carry the coffin of victim of the coup attempt Sehidmiz Murat Inci during his funeral ceremony at the Kocatepe Mosque in Ankara on July 18, 2016. Following the failed coup, the calls for restoration of the death penalty for the coup plotters echoed at the pro-government rallies held across the country over the weekend. [Full Article...]

Atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat; CM orders probe

Three were undergoing treatment in Junagadh Hospital and four in Una Civil Hospital. Mob violence crippled most of Saurashtra, including Rajkot, Jetpur, and Dhoraji late on Monday evening, after seven Dalits attempted suicide by consuming poison earlier in the day. [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan cracks down on Gulen movement after abortive coup, widens purge

Some 257 staff have also been removed from duty at the prime minister's office for suspected involvement in the attempted military coup, while 492 personnel were removed by Turkey's religious affairs directorate. He called the putsch attempt "treason, a betrayal of the Turkish nation". "Only in European Union countries is there no capital punishment", Erdogan said. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone 8's A11 Chip to be Manufactured exclusively by TSMC

Apple iPhone 8's A11 Chip to be Manufactured exclusively by TSMC If TSMC does have a technological edge over Samsung, then it would be easy to see why Apple might hand over all manufacturing duties. A new report from the Economic Daily News ( via Digitimes ) relays that Apple has tapped Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to be the exclusive supplier of A11 chips for the company's 2017 iPhone, a device that might very well be called the iPhone... [Full Article...]

Turkey detains 103 generals, admirals in total after coup

Turkey detains 103 generals, admirals in total after coup That much of the country, including those who have bitterly opposed his government, stood against a military coup as a violation of democracy has raised hopes that Erdogan will seize the moment to reach across Turkey's many political divides and unite the country. [Full Article...]

French official: Nice attacker's ISIS links not yet established

French official: Nice attacker's ISIS links not yet established France was wrapping up a three-day period of national mourning after Lahouaiej-Bouhlel zigzagged a 19-tonne truck through a crowd of tourists, locals and families enjoying a fireworks display in the Riviera city of Nice on Bastille Day. Currently, 85 people remain in hospital following the attack, with 49 designated as being in a serious condition and a further 18 understood to be in a critical co... [Full Article...]

May builds new-look Brexit cabinet

May, former home secretary, is Britain's second female prime minister after Margaret Thatcher, who ran the country between 1979 and 1990. May, who had supported Britain's continued European Union membership, moved quickly to heal divisions sparked by the referendum by appointing leading "Leave" campaigner Johnson to a senior cabinet post. [Full Article...]

Verify: The Benghazi debate at the RNC

Verify: The Benghazi debate at the RNC Clinton's campaign, in response to the remarks, contended that U.S. House Republicans' investigation into the attack was "unable to find any evidence to back up their wild conspiracy theories and accusations against" the former secretary of state . [Full Article...]

Provocative North Korea fires 3 missiles into sea

North Korea test-fired three ballistic missiles early Tuesday, according to South Korea's military headquarters. The statement said South Korea is closely monitoring the North's actions. "North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations are escalating every day", Hwang said in comments carried by local news agency Yonhap amid unrest within the South over the upcoming THAAD deployment. [Full Article...]

Brexit Champion Boris Johnson's Choice as UK's New Foreign Minister Raises Eyebrows

Branding him a liar, a coward or a joker, Europe's political class have greeted Eurosceptic Boris Johnson's appointment as Britain's foreign minister with a chorus of dismay. Johnson actively campaign for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union - May was a Remainer - and backed her rival to be Conservative Party leader. [Full Article...]

American Ambassador to Turkey John Bass Denies US Hand in Coup Attempt

Tanks were rolling through the streets of Ankara, while bridges over the Bosphorus were blocked in Istanbul . Julie Bishop has warned Australians to reconsider travel to Istanbul and Ankara amid chaotic scenes in those cities as the Turkish government seeks to arrest the plotters, and consular staff try to help those wanting to leave the country. [Full Article...]

Slap sanctions on South Sudan

One Chinese officer was killed, and several Chinese and Rwandan peacekeepers were wounded in the attacks, said Japan's UN Ambassador Koro Bessho, who holds the rotating Security Council presidency. It is "hugely worrying" that the fighting appeared to be spreading outside the capital, the United Nations human rights office in Geneva said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

India Launches Crackdown In Kashmir To Quell Violence

India Launches Crackdown In Kashmir To Quell Violence In the fight against separatism, people of Kashmir are with the country". In a widely shared Facebook post Friday, Shah Faesal, a popular Kashmiri who had aced the exam in 2009 to become a bureaucrat, said he does not want to be dragged into media stories that pitted him against Wani as icons. [Full Article...]

Davis Cup: Semi-final line-up confirmed as GB's defence continues

In the decisive reverse singles on Sunday, Dusan Lajovic is scheduled to play Kyle Edmund , and Janko Tipsarevic to face James Ward . "To get your first Davis Cup win is something, to get two in one weekend is something very special indeed". [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift's Squad Rushes to Her Defense

But it's that very post (which was made uncharacteristically quickly for Swift, who tends to hold out on getting involved in controversy that surrounds her for as long as possible, and usually has representatives do the dirty work for her when the time comes) that suggests she may have known the leak was coming. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Introduces Wife Melania Trump At Republican Convention

Donald Trump Introduces Wife Melania Trump At Republican Convention Ted Cruz of Texas. If this had succeeded, delegates on the floor would have needed to reject the entire rules package passed by a rules committee earlier today, sending it back to the committee for reconsideration. Diana Denman's goal is exactly that. During the roll call of the states, the head of each delegation will declare his or her states' vote breakdown. [Full Article...]

RNC 2016: Last GOP effort to dump Trump shouted down

RNC 2016: Last GOP effort to dump Trump shouted down Trump's opponents want to change a rule that requires delegates to vote for the candidate to whom they were committed after state primaries and caucuses. She blames Hillary Clinton for the Benghazi tragedy. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn , Sen. "As president, I will bring the full weight of the law to bear in making sure those who kill police officers are brought to justice", she... [Full Article...]

Pokemon Go officially launches in Canada

Pokemon Go officially launches in Canada And remember, Apple and Google typically take a 30 per cent cut of in-game spend. The Fred Jones Museum of Art made a smart move by hosting a Pokemon Go-themed event Thursday night, partnering with Campus Corner's Epic Pops to encourage people to visit the museum and the OU campus. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton goes on attack against Trump at NAACP

Hillary Clinton goes on attack against Trump at NAACP The brash and argumentative Trump risks losing votes to Americans who could choose Clinton simply because she's an alternative to Trump, who is struggling to overcome perceptions that he's a hot head and does not possess the temperament to be president. [Full Article...]

Turkey purges army, judiciary after failed coup

According to Turkey's foreign ministry, the incident killed at least 290 people - more than 100 people involved in the attempted coup, and 190 other citizens. "We will not leave the squares... but we will continue defiantly", said Mr Erdogan. Soldiers opened fire on Turkish teenagers storming their barricades on a vital bridge connecting the two sides of the city. [Full Article...]


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