All posts tagged Turkey

  • Turkey protests enter ninth day
    June 8, 2013, by VOANews

    Thousands of demonstrators are occupying Istanbul’s central Taksim Square as protests in Turkey entered their ninth day.Protesters raised signs Saturday calling for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to step down. […]

  • Police, protesters clash as Turkey protests continue
    June 5, 2013, by VOANews

    Police in Turkey have used tear gas and water cannons on protesters who continue to gather to speak out against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The protests that began last […]

  • Turkey protests reveal wider political struggle
    June 4, 2013, by Al Pessin of VOANews

    The continuing demonstrations in Turkey started as a protest against plans to develop a popular square in Istanbul that is a symbol of Turkey’s commitment to secularism. But analysts say […]

  • Turkey’s deputy PM apologizes for police crackdown
    June 4, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkey’s deputy prime minister has apologized for a police crackdown on protesters, as anti-government demonstrations stretched into a fifth day Tuesday. Bulent Arinc said it was wrong to use “excessive […]

  • Turkey protests reach fifth day
    June 4, 2013, by VOANews

    Anti-government protests in Turkey have stretched into a fifth day, with police and demonstrators clashing in both Istanbul and Ankara. As in previous days, police used tear gas to try […]

  • Anti-government protests subside in Turkey
    June 2, 2013, by VOANews

    Residents of Istanbul and Ankara woke up to a quiet morning Sunday as demonstrations against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to have subsided for now. Thousands […]