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Turkey Violence

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 ...

Riot Police Use Tear Gas, Water Cannons On Protesters

Reuters | Daren Butler | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

ISTANBUL, June 5 (Reuters) - Protesters clashed with police across Turkey overnight despite an apology for police violence from the deputy prime min...

Turkey's Protests Get Personal

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

Brash and stubborn, Turkey's leader doesn't shrink from a scrap. His voice booms when he gets on a podium and his folksy zingers enthrall supporters a...

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...

Kurdish Rebels Launch Deadly Attacks Against Turkish Military

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 08.19.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Kurdish rebels attacked Turkish military units with mortars and rocket-propelled grenades Tuesday in southeastern Turkey, spark...

Deadly Car Bomb Targets Turkish Police Station

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- A car bomb driven by a pair of suspected suicide attackers exploded outside a police station in central Turkey, killing one policema...

Turkey Wedding Party Attack Leaves Many Dead

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Masked assailants with grenades and automatic weapons attacked an engagement ceremony in southeast Turkey on Monday, killing 45...