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Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency

AFP PHOTO / YASIN AKGULYASIN AKGUL/AFP/Getty Images ISTANBUL: Turkey’s state of emergency which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup came to an end on Thursday, but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency on ...

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Peru declares state of emergency on Colombian border

LIMA: Peru has declared a 60-day state of emergency on its border with Colombia in order to guarantee security in a region rife with drug trafficking. President Martin Vizcarra on Monday said the measure was “because there are security problems” created by Colombian citizens crossing the border and there was ...

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Sri Lanka declares state of emergency

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka Tuesday declared a nationwide state of emergency to quell anti-Muslim riots that have killed at least two people and damaged dozens of mosques and homes, a minister said. “The cabinet of ministers decided on tough measures, including a 10-day nationwide state of emergency ,” Minister of City Planning ...

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