Posts Tagged: Turkey


Erdogan accuses Twitter of tax evasion, must start paying Turkish taxes

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 o...

Armenians Search for Memorial to Preserve Memories of Horrific Genocide

By Robert Fisk As the last survivors die out, academics must consider how best to create a lasting memorial to the 1.5 million who were murdered

Erdogan gains on bid for presidency in Turkey, calls opponents terrorists and traitors

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan looked a step closer to a presidential bid and to gaining the upper hand in a bitter power struggle on Monday, c...

YouTube banned by Turkey following Twitter disaster

Turkey banned video-sharing website YouTube on Thursday, having blocked Twitter a week earlier after both were used to spread audio recordings damagin...

Turkey ready to take any measures against Syria

Turkey is ready to take any measures, including cross-border military operations into war-torn Syria, against threats to its national security, its fo...

Twitter and Google deny Turkish government censorship and surveillance

Twitter told users in Turkey that it would not “betray their trust” by turning over users’ account data to the Turkish government. T...

Syrian rebels take control of strategic area near border with Turkey

Syrian rebels seized the Kasab village and border crossing with Turkey Monday, an NGO said, as the regime launched fresh air strikes in a bid to halt ...

Syrian fighter jet shot down by Turkey

Turkish armed forces have shot down a Syrian military jet which had violated its airspace, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said. “A Syri...

Twitter ban backlash erupts in Turkey

Ankara has found the internet difficult to silence over allegations of corruption. Hours after Turkey’s government moved to block access to Twitter,...

Tensions High in Turkey Before Teenage Boy’s Funeral

Berkin Elvan will be laid to rest Wednesday. Teenager died this week months after being struck in the head by a police teargas canister during demonst...