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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Tens of thousands mourn death, protest against Turkish government

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 01:40am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Istanbul Tens of thousands chant anti-government slogans as they march through Istanbul after death of teenager injured in street protests last year Teen's funeral turns to outburst of anger Tens of thousands of mourners chanting anti-government slogans marched through central Istanbul yesterday for the funeral of a teenager wounded in street protests last summer ...

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    'Standing man' inspires silent opposition in Turkey

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian in Istanbul Protesters find new ways to express anger over government's response to recent Taksim Square demonstrations 'Standing man' inspires silent ... the "standing man" protest, fuelled by Twitter and other social media, the mute, peaceful, immobile gesture of resistance to a government that has used brute force to dispel three weeks of protest ...

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    Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan slams top court for lifting Twitter ban

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 08:10pm by AFP

    ... been put aside,” he said about the spate of anonymously posted recordings. “Insults to a country’s prime minister and ministers are all around.” The Internet crackdown has sparked protests from ... “espionage”, the Hurriyet daily reported. Erdogan’s government has been rattled by the twin crises of mass street protests since last June and, since December, the torrent of online leaks. The months ...

  4. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey police storm protest square in new clashes

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 01:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Istanbul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Riot police stormed Istanbul’s protest square on Tuesday, firing tear gas and rubber bullets at firework-hurling demonstrators in a fresh escalation of unrest after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would meet with protest leaders. Hundreds of police poured into Taksim Square, the epicentre of nearly two weeks ...

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    Turkey protesters clash with police in tenth day of unrest

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 06:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Istanbul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Turkish rioters burned tyres and hurled fireworks at police who fired back tear gas as unrelenting protests erupted into fresh unrest early Sunday, in defiance of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The new clashes raised pressure on Erdogan’s Islamic-rooted conservative government after he ordered an end to the protests, which have thrown up ...

  6. News - World - TURKEY

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects talk of 'Turkish Spring' after protest death

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... protests are 'Turkish Spring' Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday rejected talk of a "Turkish Spring", shrugging off mass protests against his Islamic-rooted ... fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing protesters, after a string of similar clashes in scores of cities across Turkey since Friday. Erdogan, who went ahead ...

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    Turkish protesters clash with police

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Ankara Protesters clash with police amid graft scandal Riot police blasted opposition protesters with water cannons, tear gas and plastic bullets in Istanbul in scenes reminiscent of the summer's mass anti-government demonstrations. Protesters and shoppers scurried down side streets to avoid tear gas and water. Meanwhile, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ...

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    Turkey's PM Erdogan threatens to wipe out Twitter

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 12:09am by AFP

    ... and last year called Twitter a “menace” for helping organise mass anti-government protests. A vast corruption inquiry launched in December saw dozens of people rounded up, including close business ...

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    Battle for Turkey's Taksim Square rages on

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 01:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Istanbul Protesters trying to retake 'ground zero' flee tear gas and water cannons as PM stands his ground Battle for Turkey's Taksim Square rages on Riot police fired tear gas and water cannons yesterday at demonstrators trying to return to Istanbul's main square, maintaining a hard line against rekindled protests as the prime ...

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    Recep Tayyip Erdogan's misjudgment of protesters could cost him power

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Istanbul Recep Tayyip Erdogan has bulldozed aside opponents in his quest to modernise Turkey, but a week of street protests has dented his power Autocrat who's misread ... of the country, spreading its influence across the region. But unprecedented protests and riots may now set limits to the power of a prime minister widely seen as victim of the same uncompromising ...




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