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Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency

Turkey's state of emergency which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup has come to an end, but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency on July 20, 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara and bloody clashes broke out in Istanbul in a doomed putsch bid that claimed 249 lives.

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