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18/07 -Today’s headlines from across the EU

EUROPEAN HEADLINES

BBC EuropeTurkey coup attempt: Thousands of police officers suspended. Turkish officials say that nearly 8,000 police officers have been suspended, reportedly on suspicion of having links to the failed coup attempt at the weekend. Some 6,000 members of the judiciary and military, including generals, have also been detained in connection with the coup. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to purge state bodies of the “virus” that caused the revolt.

FT Europe

Turkey crackdown on rebels goes to heart of Erdoğan’s inner circle

Almost 6,000 dissidents arrested. Judiciary under threat. US denies “involvement.”

WSJE

Raid targeted Turkey’s President

Erdoğan’s value. Trump’s EU values.

INYT

Turkish President reasserts his power

Thousands are detained as Erdoğan tightens grip after coup attempt fails.

FRANCE

Le Monde 

Turkey: Erdoğan withstands a coup attempt

Targeted by a putsch attempt organised by members of the Armed forces, the Turkish President seemed to have regained control of the country on Saturday 16 July in the morning.

Les Echos

To live under a threat of terror

The government under fire following the Nice attack. Growing concerns about a jihadist diaspora. Another hard blow for the French economy. How does Israel fight a daily battle against terrorism?

GERMANY

Frankfurter Allgemeine

Erdoğan “cleans” Turkey

“Treat institutions free of cancer.”  6,000 arrests after coup attempt. Concerns in the Western world.

Süddeutsche Zeitung 

Erdoğan’s response

The Turkish President reacts to the coup attempt with highest possible roughness against his opponents. Thousands of soldiers, judges and prosecutors are already in custody – and this is just the beginning.

ITALY

La Repubblica 

USA, three other policemen killed, Trump vs. Obama

In Louisiana, police was targeted again, 10 days after the Dallas police killings. The Republican convention starts today in Cleveland.

Il Sole 24 Ora

Civil Justice in turmoil: three years for a proceeding

Delays and deficiencies of the staff impact (-20%).

POLAND

Gazeta Wyborcza 

Three ministers say “No” to PM Szydło

Three ministers – Mateusz Morawiecki, Paweł Szałamacha and Jarosław Gowin – are against lowering the retirement age in line with the model promised by the Law and Justice (PiS) party in the election campaign. They say it would be too costly.

SPAIN

El Pais

The Spanish government rejects the EU requirements for more budgetary adjustments

The Palace of Moncloa asserts that the GDP growth will be sufficient to reduce the deficit and save the State Budget.

Expansion

Telefonica, Gas Natural and Repsol, leaders in liquidity

The Ibex groups have a total of €100 billion for purchasing, dividend and debt payments.

UNITED KINGDOM

The Times 

Presidential power grab after failed Turkish coup

Erdoğan launched an unprecedented purge of the military and judiciary after the failed coup.

The Guardian

Erdoğan purges plotters as cleric is accused over coup

Emotional Turkish President promises to “clean state institutions.”

 

 

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