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Does UK’s lucrative arms trade come at the cost of political repression?

Exports to repressive regimes are under scrutiny in the high court, raising doubts about claims they are tightly controlled. Yemeni rescue workers in the rubble of a funeral hall following airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition on Sanaa. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty … Continue reading

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42 Helicopters Missing in Turkey Sparking Concerns of a Second Coup Attempt

At least 42 helicopters have gone missing from Turkey’s military inventory in the wake of the failed coup attempt on Friday evening causing concern that there may be another act to the attempted overthrow of Erdogan. “It is as though this … Continue reading

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Turkey: Mass arrests after coup bid quashed, says PM

Some 2,839 soldiers, including high-ranking officers, have been arrested over an attempted coup that is now over, says Turkey’s PM Binali Yildirim. Turkish soldiers surrender on Bosphorus bridge In a night he called a “black stain on Turkish democracy”, he … Continue reading

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