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  1. News - World - TURKEY

    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

    ... into deadly protests that shook Erdogan last year sparked by plans to redevelop a park in Istanbul.   ...

  2. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish protesters vow to stay put in park, despite PM's concession

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Group vows to stay put despite PM offering to halt redevelopment of Gezi Park in Istanbul Turkish protesters reject key concession Turkish protesters ... to halt the redevelopment of Gezi Park- that ignited the protests- was presented as a major concession, but after conferring all night the protesters said their movement was about something bigger ...

  3. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkey's prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan rides out anger over mine disaster

    Posted May 17th 2014, 02:10am by Reuters

    ... for a heavy-handed response to a protest against the redevelopment of Istanbul's Gezi Park, clashes which turned into large-scale demonstrations. The two-week closure of Twitter and a block on access ...

  4. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish protesters occupy park after police retreat

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 04:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Embattled Erdogan admits to 'extremism' in police response during demonstrations but remains defiant over plan to redevelop square Istanbul ... to demonstrators by pulling back police, Erdogan remained defiant, insisting that the demonstrations were illegitimate and promising to move ahead with redevelopment of the square. He challenged protesters ...

  5. News - World - TURKEY

    Erdogan talks tough on return to Istanbul, but protests now in 78 cities

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... held demonstrations that have spread to dozens of cities across Turkey, sparked by the violent police reaction last Friday to what started out as a small protest against a plan to redevelop ...

  6. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish activists set demands to end strife

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Erdogan's "vexing" style and urged the government to halt Taksim Square redevelopment plans, ban the use of tear gas by police, the immediate release of all detained protesters ...

  7. News - World - TURKEY

    Turkish police in teargas crackdown on anti-government protesters

    Posted May 31st 2013, 09:03pm by Reuters

    ... of a third bridge linking Istanbul’s European and Asian shores, Erdogan vowed to pursue plans to redevelop Taksim Square. Architects, leftist political parties, academics, city planners and others ...

  8. News - World - TURKEY

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

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

    ... plans to redevelop Istanbul's Gezi Park, but a tough police response grew into wider anti-government rallies, with protesters accusing Erdogan of seeking to impose conservative Islamic ...



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