Category: MARTIAL LAW

Turkey extends post-coup state of emergency by 3 months

ANKARA — Turkey’s parliament has voted to extend by a further three months a state of emergency that was declared in the aftermath of the failed July 15 coup.Parliament late Tuesday approved extending the government’s emergency powers until April 20 with the votes of ruling party legislators and the country’s nationalist party. Turkey imposed the […]

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 French head of intelligence: France is on the verge of ‘civil war’ –  | Daily Mail Online

Patrick Calvar (pictured), chief of the Directorate General of Internal Security, told members of the French parliamentary commission: ‘We are on the brink of civil war’. Source: France is on the verge of ‘civil war’, the country’s head of intelligence says | Daily Mail Online

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France Extends Emergency Law as Terrorist Threat Remains High – Bloomberg

The French government will extend until July 15 the emergency anti-terrorism measures due to expire at the end of January, as threats persist and may intensify in the run-up to next year’s presidential election, Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said after a special cabinet meeting. The state of emergency is “essential” and has proven efficient in […]

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Mexico says army to stay in streets – AFP

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Friday troops will remain in the streets to combat drug violence after his defense minister issued a rare complaint about the controversial deployment. Although Pena Nieto acknowledged that the soldiers and marines have been doing law enforcement tasks that “don’t correspond to them in the […]

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History center offers series on Hawaii under wartime martial law | KHON2

Hawaii under martial law will be examined in a series of weekday lunch-time events at the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center.Covering the years 1941 to 1944, the series is in observance of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.The 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. tours will be offered by reservation from Monday, […]

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