Category: Europe

Failed coup: US, Turkish exchange hot words

Turkish officials have threaten to go to war with “any country” supporting exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, the alleged mastermind of the coup plot, which would put the US right in Ankara’s crosshairs. Prime Minister, Binali…

Turkish rebels target Erdogan’s plane

ANKARA, As President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rushed to Istanbul to put down an attempted coup, rebel pilots of two F-16 fighter jets had the Turkish president’s plane in their sights. Yet, he was able to…

The Turkish Failed Coup: Who, Why?

It is no news anymore that the Turkish nation just repelled what would have been the fifth post-Kemalist coup in the modern political history of the important Middle East nation. Chief among the targets of…

Let’s Go The Turks’ Way

Turkey is currently sitting big on the world map because the military launched a failed coup to remove Erdogan from office. I was not caught off-guard by the news of a failed move to usurp…

Ripples From The Brexit

This is not the best time for Nigerians to dabble into international politics. Here we are with a political phantasmagoria, complex enough to bury our eyes in our own books; and what wisdom is it…