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TURMOIL IN TURKEY

Canberra, 8 July 2013 In the week that Istanbul celebrated the 560th anniversary of its capture by the Ottomans in 1453, Taksim Square in the heart of the city erupted in protest. The protest began as a peaceful demonstration demanding the preservation of a 75-year old park and the trees within it that were scheduled […]

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CHAOS IN EGYPT—THE FALLOUTS OF DEMOCRACY

Canberra, 31 January 2013 The fledgling government of President Muhammad Morsi in Egypt has had to impose a state of emergency in three cities in the Suez region and also provide the resources to increase the army’s capability to reassert order and ensure security of the state. This action was meant to curb the violent […]

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