Fist Fight in the Constitutional Commission – Turkish Parliament

The head of the HDP’s faction in parliament, Idris Baluken, dislocated his shoulder in the fighting, reports said.

Several MPs were seen jumping onto tables and then dive-bombing the crowd of opposing politicians on the other side.

Others vaulted onto tables to get a better crack at kicking their opponents from above, while some MPs sought to calm the tensions.

Water bottles and other objects were hurled across the room in some of the worst fighting ever seen in the Turkish parliament, in a new sign of the severe political tensions in the country.

Erdogan’s Security Clash w/Protesters & Journalists – Washington D.C. – USA

Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail assaulted reporters and protesters outside a venue in Washington, D.C., at which the Turkish president was speaking.

Amnesty International held a demonstration in front of the Brookings Institute building, where President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will deliver a speech today. In the demonstration before the speech, Turkey’s military operations in the east and southeast were protested.

Tayyip Erdogan’s Bodyguards Shout Down Protesters – Washington, D.C. – U.S.A.

Talking about president’s body guards, everyone imagines a group of strong serious men who can protect their president with force or even arms (weapons) if needed. But Turkish securities have their own quite unusual ways of protecting their leader.

On the video you can see a group of demonstrators unsatisfied with Ankara’s politics awaiting for Erdogan near his hotel. People started to protest and shout but were unexpectedly…shouted down. Yes, by Erdogan’s security.

Seems like Erdogan is very open to new methods. Well, at least now we know how good security guards should actually work in a civilized country.

Why Germany should pay reparations to Greece | The Japan Times

In 1960, the then Federal Republic of Germany paid Greece 115 million Deutschmarks in compensation for Nazi crimes. Greek governments stated that this was only a fraction of what is due on account of loss of life, damaged infrastructure, and the repayment of a forced loan the Nazis extracted on Greece in 1942. Recent statements …

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Militant Leader in Rare Appearance in Iraq – New York Times

“I was placed as your caretaker, and I am not better than you,” he said, according to a translation by SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist activity online. “So if you found me to be right, then help me, and if you found me to be wrong, then advise me and make me right.”

“I do not promise you, as the kings and rulers promise their followers and congregation, luxury, security and relaxation; instead, I promise you what Allah promised his faithful worshipers,” he said.