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Military Coup Underway Against Turkish President Erdogan Right Now: Watch Live Video On AfricaMetro

Military Coup Underway Against Turkish President Erdogan Right Now: Watch Live Video On AfricaMetro

The Turkish military has launched a coup against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish officials and the country’s armed forces said Friday, in a stunning move that could plunge Turkey into further turmoil. “This is an attack against Turkish democracy. A group within the Armed Forces has made an attempt to overthrow the […]

Turkish military launch coup to depose Erdogan’s Islamist government

Turkish military launch coup to depose Erdogan’s Islamist government

Watch Live… The Turkish military has started a coup to depose the nation’s government according to prime minister Binali Yildirim. Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge and Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge were both closed on Friday, local television channels reported, without giving a reason. Dogan News Agency footage showed cars and buses being diverted. CNN Turkey showed two […]

Explosion At Airport In Istanbul

Explosion At Airport In Istanbul

At least 36 people have been killed in an attack on the main airport in Istanbul, a senior Turkish official has told the Associated Press. Initial indications suggest Islamic State was behind the attack, the official said. Figures suggested up to 50 people had been killed – however that has now been downgraded. Three suicide […]

Turkish Officials Kidnapping Syrian Children and Stealing Their Organs to Treat Patients in Europe

Turkish Officials Kidnapping Syrian Children and Stealing Their Organs to Treat Patients in Europe

The Lebanese ad-Diyar newspaper revealed that the Turkish authorities are involved in trafficking the body organs of injured Syrians who reach the Turkish territories. In its issue, the newspaper said the Turkish authorities transport young Syrian injured of those who enter Turkey to hospitals in Antalya and Iskenderun in cars guarded by Turkish police and […]

ISIS Is Now Shooting Civilians

ISIS Is Now Shooting Civilians

The ISIS group has been shooting at civilians as they try to flee the nearly two-week battle between Iraqi government forces and IS militants in the city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad, an international aid organization and Iraqi military say. On Sunday, the militants shot and killed seven civilians and seven IS defectors inside Fallujah […]

With Africa trip, Turkey’s Erdogan aims to quash influence of Islamic cleric

With Africa trip, Turkey’s Erdogan aims to quash influence of Islamic cleric

When Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visits Uganda and Kenya this week, he will be seeking not only to increase trade but to stamp out the influence of an Islamic cleric whose network was long an instrument of Turkey’s soft power in Africa. Ankara officially declared the Hizmet organization of preacher Fethullah Gulen, which claims millions […]

More than 700 migrants drown in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe

More than 700 migrants drown in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe

More than 700 migrants trying to reach Europe are feared to have died in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy over the past few days, the UN refugee agency said. Carlotta Sami, spokeswoman for UNHCR, said Sunday that an estimated 100 people were missing from a smugglers’ boat which capsized Wednesday. She said about […]

Horrified Survivor Watched As 500 People Drowned: Mediterranean’s Worst Shipwrecks in Modern History

Horrified Survivor Watched As  500 People Drowned: Mediterranean’s Worst Shipwrecks in Modern History

All Yasin Osman Ibrahim and his three-year-old son Abdulrahman could do was watch in horror as more than 500 migrants and refugees drowned two weeks ago, in one of the Mediterranean’s worst shipwrecks in modern history. Clutching Abdulrahman to his chest, Yasin stood on the deck of a wooden boat as the sea swallowed hundreds […]

Pope Francis visits refugee camp in Lesbos and brings a dozen Syrian Muslim migrants back to Rome with him

Pope Francis visits refugee camp in Lesbos and brings a dozen Syrian Muslim migrants back to Rome with him

Pope Francis today rescued a dozen Syrian refugees from a camp in Lesbos and brought them back to Rome following a visit to the Greek island to highlight the humanitarian crisis. Three families of Syrian refugees boarded the Pontiff’s aircraft shortly after 1pm at the end of his lightening visit to Lesbos. A Vatican spokesman […]

42 Bodies of Dead People Executed by ISIS Found in Syria

42 Bodies of Dead People Executed by ISIS Found in Syria

A chilling new discovery has been made at the ancient archaeological site of Palmyra with Syrian troops uncovering a shocking mass grave containing dozens of bodies including children. The mutilated bodies of 42 civilians and soldiers executed by ISIS were found close to the city, a military source confirmed. The victims were officers, soldiers, members […]

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