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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    Three Chinese engineers kidnapped by suspected Kurdish militants in Turkey

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:24am

    ... constructed by China Machinery Engineering Corporation, was attacked by militants at around 9pm local time on Sunday, Xinhua said. There have been protests in recent months against the planned second ...

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    Turkish riot police use tear gas on protesters in Istanbul, Ankara

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Istanbul Turkish riot police use tear gas on protesters Turkish riot police yesterday fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of protesters in Istanbul and Ankara ... when police fired tear gas at the crowd, which quickly scattered. Some 25,000 police officers and up to 50 anti-riot water cannon vehicles were deployed around the city ahead of the protests ...

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    Police use water cannon on protesters as negligence denied in Turkey mine fire

    Posted May 17th 2014, 10:25am by Associated Press in Savastepe, Turkey

    ... water cannon and rubber bullets on protesters Government and company officials denied on Friday that negligence caused Turkey’s worst mining disaster, as opposition lawmakers raised questions ... that has killed at least 299 miners. On Friday, police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse rock-throwing protesters in Soma, where about 1,500 demonstrators urged Prime Minister Recep Tayyip ...

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    Turkish unions call national protest strike after 282 die in mine disaster

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:17pm by Reuters

    ... for a national one-day strike on Thursday in protest against the country’s worst industrial disaster that killed at least 282 people in a coal mine in western Turkey. Representing workers in a range ... the site and jostled his entourage. Pockets of protests erupted in Istanbul and the capital Ankara. The nation’s previous worst accident was in 1992, when a gas blast killed 263 workers ...

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    Turkish women not amused by deputy PM's no-laughter lecture

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:42am by Associated Press and Agence France-Presse in Istanbul

    ... should not laugh out loud in public Women in Turkey have taken to social media to protest against comments made by the country’s deputy prime minister that “women should not laugh aloud in public ... in public. Women in Turkey have taken to social media to protest against comments by the country’s deputy prime minister that “women should not laugh aloud in public.” “She should not laugh loudly ...

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    Erdogan looks to the past as he vows to build a new Turkey

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... urban middle class held mass protests last year, underlining the extent to which they feel alienated by his rule. Unrepentant, Erdogan vowed his party would not retreat from the path ...

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    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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    '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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    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 ...

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    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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