2 killed in blast near US embassy in Turkey
Feb 1, 2013
Kunal Dua | Friday November 29, 2013
Droidcon India is part of the world wide series of conferences that happens in London, Paris, Berlin, Netherlands, Tunis, Ankara and Brussels.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday October 26, 2013
Turkish riot police fired tear gas and halted a march by some 100 students Saturday protesting against the clearance of trees on an Ankara university campus to make way for a controversial road development.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 8, 2013
Turkey lifted a ban on women wearing the Islamic head scarf in state institutions on Tuesday, ending a generations-old restriction as part of a package of reforms the government says are meant to improve democracy.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 4, 2013
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Turkey it will "pay dearly" for supporting rebels fighting to overthrow his regime, in an interview broadcast today on Turkish television.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 16, 2013
At least four demonstrators and a policeman were killed today as supporters of Egypt's ousted president rallied for the first time since a deadly crackdown on their protest camps.
World | Reuters | Saturday July 20, 2013
A former spokesman for Al Qaeda says he was the subject of an extrajudicial transfer to US custody via three Middle Eastern countries this year, an allegation that suggests President Barack Obama's administration is still carrying out controversial "...
World | Reuters | Sunday June 30, 2013
Thousands of protesters marched to Istanbul's Taksim Square on Saturday chanting slogans against the government and police after security forces killed a Kurdish demonstrator in southeastern Turkey.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Turkey's state-run agency says police have raided homes in the capital Ankara today, detaining at least 20 people involved in anti-government protests.
World | Reuters | Friday June 21, 2013
"This Nation Is With You" declares a small billboard in the centre of this conservative central Turkish city, the words emblazoned on an image of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and a sea of his flag-waving supporters.
World | Reuters | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Performance artist Erdem Gunduz became the new symbol of anti-government protests in Turkey on Tuesday after his eight-hour vigil in Taksim Square earned him the nickname "the Standing Man".
World | Associated Press | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Turkish news reports say police are carrying out raids and detaining people suspected of involvement in violence against police during a wave of anti-government protests.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 18, 2013
Turkey warned on Monday it may bring in the army to help quell nearly three weeks of nationwide anti-government protests as two major union federations went on strike over police violence against demonstrators.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 17, 2013
Turkey warned on Monday it may bring in the army to help quell nationwide anti-government protests after a weekend of heavy clashes between riot police and demonstrators sent tensions soaring.
World | Reuters | Monday June 17, 2013
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan rallied hundreds of thousands of supporters at an Istanbul parade ground on Sunday as riot police fired teargas several kilometres away in the city centre to disperse anti-government protesters.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 16, 2013
Turkish police stormed an Istanbul park with tear gas and water cannon yesterday after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned protesters to end their occupation of the site.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 15, 2013
Turkish protesters said on Saturday they would not leave an Istanbul park despite a call from the president for them to withdraw and a pledge from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan to hold a vote on plans to redevelop the site.
World | Reuters | Friday June 14, 2013
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told protesters on Friday he would put redevelopment plans for an Istanbul park on hold until a court rules on them, striking a more conciliatory tone after two weeks of fierce anti-government demonstrations.
World | Reuters | Friday June 14, 2013
The United States is considering imposing a no-fly zone in Syria, its first direct military intervention of the two-year-old civil war, Western diplomats said on Friday, after the White House said Syria had crossed a "red line" by using nerve gas.
World | Associated Press | Friday June 14, 2013
A meeting between Turkey's prime minister and representatives of anti-government protesters ended early today without a clear resolution on how to end the occupation of a central Istanbul park that has become a flashpoint for the largest political cr...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 13, 2013
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday issued a "last warning" for thousands of protesters to evacuate an Istanbul park at the centre of mass anti-government unrest after offering to hold a referendum on plans to redevelop the site.