Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Protestors in Turkey (AP Photo)

Turkish official approves ‘standing man’ protest

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s deputy prime minister gave a nod of approval on Wednesday to a new form of peaceful resistance that is spreading through Turkey. Although police dispersed pockets of protesters who set […]

06/19/2013

Protestors burn a Sao Paulo state flag in front of City Hall, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo)

Comparison of mass protests in Brazil and Turkey

Large-scale protests have engulfed Turkey and Brazil, which are thousands of miles apart, but share some traits such as being new democracies with a growing middle class. Here’s a look at the protests in both […]

06/19/2013

Protestors in Turkey (AP Photo)

A look at Turkey and its widespread protests

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Islamic-led government is facing its biggest protests in years as demonstrators and police clashed Tuesday for the 12th straight day. Here’s a look behind the scenes: Q: What’s going on in […]

06/11/2013

Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AP Photo)

Turkey’s street protests get personal

(AP) – 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 as much as they repulse opponents. That trademark […]

06/04/2013

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