Reuters | Saturday December 27, 2014
Under the new scheme, Tehran could lift its blanket ban on those sites and, instead, filter their content.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
The PPP government had banned YouTube in September 2012 after a movie that was deemed blasphemous was uploaded.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 10, 2014
Users in China were able to access online services for Google Inc on Thursday, after more than a month of severe disruption that almost completely blocked people from using features such as its search, maps and e-mail functions.
NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday June 3, 2014
The video-sharing web site will be accessible in Turkey later on Tuesday, an official at the prime minister's office told Reuters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 1, 2014
Popular video-sharing site YouTube remained blocked in Turkey on Sunday despite the country's top court ruling that the blanket ban contravened the right to free speech.
Reuters | Saturday May 31, 2014
Despite the court ruling the video-sharing site remained inaccessible to most Turks.
Reuters | Friday May 30, 2014
Turkey's highest court ruled on Thursday that a block on YouTube access was a violation of rights, local media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 29, 2014
Turkey's top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on the popular video-sharing site YouTube violated individual rights and freedoms, local media reported.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 18, 2014
China's Communist authorities ban their own people from accessing major global social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more. But when it comes to self-promotion they are increasingly keen users themselves.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 6, 2014
The non-binding resolution that was nonetheless welcomed by free speech advocates as an important symbolic move.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Pakistan's National Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution seeking to lift the ban on popular video-sharing website YouTube, nineteen months after it was blocked in the country for blasphemous content.
Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
The statement was made on Monday in the first direct talks since a two-week ban imposed on the site.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 14, 2014
Turkey urged executives from Twitter to open an office and start paying Turkish tax on Monday in the first direct talks since a two-week ban imposed on the site as the government battled a corruption scandal.
Reuters | Thursday April 10, 2014
Authorities imposed the ban on Google's video-sharing site on March 27 in the build-up to local elections, after weeks of leaked wiretaps.
World News | Reuters | Thursday April 3, 2014
Turkey's telecoms authority lifted a two-week-old ban on Twitter on Thursday after the constitutional court ruled the block breached freedom of expression, an official in Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's office said.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 3, 2014
Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled that the Twitter ban was a breach of free speech, and ordered the communications ministry to reverse it.
World News | Associated Press | Friday March 28, 2014
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has defended Turkey's move to block access to YouTube, citing national security concerns.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Gul, if not openly critical of Erdogan before the Twitter ban, has repeatedly spoken out in support of judicial independence.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The Turkish government on Saturday said Twitter had been used by dissidents for systematic character assassinations.
Reuters | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has in the past threatened to block Facebook and Google's YouTube.
Offbeat | Agence France Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
A charity's video transposing the effects of the Syrian civil war onto an ordinary girl growing up in London has gone viral on the Internet.
World News | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's president on Friday ruled out a ban on Facebook and YouTube after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatened such a move to stop political foes posting audio recordings purportedly exposing government corruption.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban popular social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a number of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
World News | Agence France Press | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.