Erdogan, who narrowly escaped capture and possibly death on the night of the coup, denies the crackdown has wider aims and says the Gulen movement threatened democracy by attempting to build a "parallel state" within the military, media and civil service.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff said the cache of 20,000 emails from the DNC released by WikiLeaks last week "was clearly meant to undermine the Democratic Party and the presidential campaign of Secretary Hillary Clinton, and disrupt the Democratic Party's convention in Philadelphia".
Corbyn's only challenger for the leadership, lawmaker Owen Smith, told the Guardian newspaper he was "furious" at what he said was the Labour leader's inability to fight the Conservative government. He said he was also "someone who believes we've got to think about what it is we want to hold in common as well as what we can devolve". However a YouGov poll yesterday showed Corbyn's approval rating among Labour members had risen four points, and 54 per cent saying they will back him to remain ...
The weekly magazine claimed D. Merkel is preparing a plan that would allow the German military to deploy in the country in case of a large terrorist attack. She added that migrants who had committed violence made a mockery of "the country which helped them". She is sticking to her insistence previous year that Germany "will manage" the challenges it faces.
Under Article 5, Section 4, of The Charter & the Bylaws of the Democratic Party of the United States , it states in part, 'In the conduct and management of the affairs and procedures of the Democratic National Committee , particularly as they apply to the preparation and conduct of the Presidential nomination process, the Chairperson shall exercise impartiality and evenhandedness as between the Presidential candidates and campaigns.
But prime minister Manuel Valls said today that he was "in one way or another" linked to Islamists and interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve stated he must have been "radicalised very quickly". A state of emergency imposed across France after the November attacks in Paris has been extended by three months, and military and police reservists are to be called up.