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Turkish Women Protest Against Politician Who Said They Shouldn't Laugh In Public

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

ISTANBUL, July 30 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Turkish women posted pictures of themselves laughing on Twitter on Wednesday to protest against...

Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters In Mine Disaster Town

Reuters | Posted 07.16.2014 | World

By Ece Toksabay SOMA, Turkey, May 16 (Reuters) - Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse several thousand protesters o...

Police And Protesters Clash At Controversial Wall On Syria-Turkey Border

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at thousands of demonstrators who were protesting Thursday over the building of a controversial wa...

Turkish Police Detain 13 More In Protest Raids

AP | Posted 08.20.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's state-run agency says police have detained 13 more demonstrators suspected of involvement in violence during protests ...

'Standing Man' Protest Spreads Across Turkey

Agence France Presse | Karim Talbi | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

A man stood still in Istanbul's Taksim Square: silent, staring straight ahead, he had not moved for hours.His peaceful action, on the square that poli...

Turkish Police Crack Down On Protest Revival

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

ISTANBUL — Riot police cordoned off streets, set up roadblocks and fired tear gas and water cannon to prevent anti-government protesters from co...

WATCH: Pianist Brings Peace To Taksim Square

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

If this doesn't warm Erdogan's heart, we don't know what will. Ready with a respirator mask to protect against police tear gas, pianist Davide Mar...

Official: Police Officer Dies During Turkish Protests

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

ISTANBUL — Turkey's prime minister took a combative stance on his closely watched return to the country early Friday, telling supporters who thr...

Turkish PM To Return To Country Amid Protests

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

By Nick Tattersall and Parisa Hafezi ISTANBUL/ANKARA, June 6 (Reuters) - Turkish police clashed with demonstrators overnight ahead of ...

Istanbul's 'One Minute!' to Erdoğan

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Yavuz Baydar

If Erdoğan remains defiant and threatening, it is his party that should be afraid as well: Chances of winning the municipality of İstanbul are weaker, the Kurdish peace process is more vulnerable to sabotage and a new presidential system with Erdoğan on top may be a pipe-dream.

WATCH: 'Revolution In 90 Seconds' Shows Violent Turkish Clashes

Posted 06.01.2013 | World

The sound of riot guns tears through the crowd and everyone flinches. Tear gas canisters litter Istanbul's streets. Sirens blare as protesters hurl sm...

Turkish PM Defiant Amid #OccupyGezi Violence

AP | SUZAN FRASER and BULUT EMIROGLU | Posted 08.01.2013 | World

ISTANBUL — In a scene reminiscent of the Arab Spring, thousands of people on Saturday flooded Istanbul's main square after a crackdown on an ant...

Turkish PM Calls For Immediate End To Protests As Clashes Flare

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2013 | World

* Erdogan demands end to protests * More than 90 demonstrations in cities across country * U.S., EU voice concern over c...