All posts tagged Turkey

  • Turkish PM warns protesters to leave park
    June 13, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkey’s prime minister has given a “final warning” for protesters to leave Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said police would remove all “troublemakers” from the square withi ...

  • Turkish riot police, protesters clash
    June 12, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkish riot police have fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannons in clashes that lasted into the early hours Wednesday against protesters who have been occupying Istanbul’s Taksim Square.Protesters […]

  • Turkish police enter Taksim Square
    June 11, 2013, by VOANews

    Hundreds of Turkish police in riot gear entered Istanbul’s Taksim Square early Tuesday, firing tear gas and a water cannon at a small number of anti-government protesters. Some demonstrators threw […]

  • Turkish opposition calls on PM to end tensions
    June 10, 2013, by VOANews

    Turkey’s opposition party leader has urged Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop escalating tensions and dragging the country “into the fire” as anti-government protests that have led to three […]

  • Ashton warns Turkey on human rights
    June 10, 2013, by The Sofia Globe staff

    European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has issued a reminder to Turkey that the country’s EU accession negotiations “provide the framework for ensuring full commitment to and guarantee of […]

  • 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 […]