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Easter marked across Turkey

Easter, one of the main holidays in the Christian world, was celebrated yesterday across Turkey and Northern Cyprus.
Daily Sabah: April 21, 2014

Greece offers assistance in search for crashed Turkish jet

Greece is to assist in the salvage operation of a Turkish fighter jet which crashed with its pilot in 1996 in the Aegean Sea, the Greek foreign ministry spokesperson Konstandinos Kutras said Tuesday.
April 16, 2014

Erdogan slams court rejection of Twitter ban

Turkey's prime minister says he does not respect a Constitutional Court ruling that lifted a two-week old ban on Twitter, but will nonetheless comply with the decision.
April 4, 2014

Turkish PM touts apparent elections win, warns foes

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned his political foes they will "pay the price" for accusing him and his party of corruption.
March 31, 2014

Turkey PM Erdogan faces test in local election

People in Turkey are voting in local elections that analysts say could determine the political future of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
BBC: March 30, 2014

Rights Group: Turkey's YouTube, Twitter bans violate free expression

A leading international human rights group is calling the Turkish government's decision to block YouTube a "disastrous move" for freedom of expression and the right to access information.
March 28, 2014

Turkey moves to block YouTube access after 'audio leak'

Turkey has moved to block access to YouTube, a day after a court ordered the suspension of a ban on Twitter, which PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan backed.
BBC: March 27, 2014

Turkey downs Syrian warplane near border

Turkey has shot down a Syrian warplane during pitched fighting between Syrian rebels and government troops near the border.
March 23, 2014

Turkish Finance Minister Simsek defends Twitter ban

Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek has defended his government's ban on Twitter, accusing the website of failing to comply with court orders.
BBC: March 23, 2014

Twitter website 'blocked' in Turkey

Twitter users in Turkey report that the social media site has been blocked in the country.
BBC: March 21, 2014