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Turkey Demonstrations

Turkish Police Tear Gas Crowds Marking Anniversary Of Protest Wave

AP | DESMOND BUTLER and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police used tear gas and water cannon on Saturday to push back crowds of protesters who defied a warning by Turkey's prime minister ...

Turkish PM Slams Protesters After Boy's Funeral

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL, March 13 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan condemned anti-government protesters on Thursday as "char...

Thousands Attend Turkish Boy's Funeral After Night Of Protests

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2014 | World

By Dasha Afanasieva and Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL, March 12 (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with demonstrators in several Turkish cit...

Young Boy's Death Triggers New Protests In Turkey

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2014 | World

* Latest pre-election woe for embattled PM Erdogan * Fifteen-year-old boy dies after 9 months in coma * Islamic cleric G...

Protester's Death Sparks Clashes In Turkey

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 09.10.2013 | World

ISTANBUL -- Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in southern Turkey on Tuesday following a funeral for a 22-year-old protester whose death pr...

At Least 20 Turkish Protesters Arrested

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 20 people allegedly involved in violent protests, as the country's prime minister c...

Turkey To Strengthen Police Powers To Deal With Protests

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday brushed aside international criticism over his government's crackdown on widespread demonstr...

Police Arrest 441 For Protests In Turkey

Reuters | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

ISTANBUL, June 17 (Reuters) - Turkish police detained 441 people in connection with clashes in Istanbul on Sunday between police and demonstrators p...