The tomb of Suleyman Shah, who died in 1236, is a symbol of national pride. Though located in Syria, it has long been under control of Turkey with an honor guard of Turkish soldiers.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan richtete die Bemerkungen an eine Gruppe von Aktivistinnen während einer Konferenz über Frauen in der Demokratie.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the remarks to a group of women activists during a conference on women in democracy.
The 46 Turks and three Iraqis were captured in Mosul, Iraq, during an ISIS attack on the Turkish Consulate back in June. The Turkish government denies they paid a ransom or agreed to any demands from ISIS.
Did Erdogan go so far as to punch a protester?
Updated: At least 301 have died in the country’s worst mining accident. Protests against the government erupted across Turkey on Wednesday.
“What you saw is just warm-ups.”
“There are no rules any more. It’s all about the preservation of Erdogan.”
Within hours of the late night ban, #TwitterIsBlockedInTurkey and #DictatorErdogan were trending in the country.
“I don’t care what the international community says,” Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. UPDATE: Twitter says it is investigating reports that service has been banned in Turkey, according to Reuters.
No better time for a group selfie than after your arrest.
Mahir Zeynalov, a prominent journalist in Turkey, was forced to leave the country on Friday — thanks to tweets critical of the government, his newspaper claimed. Concerns over press freedom in Turkey were already running on high. “It is definitely a message to foreign journalists,” Zeynalov told BuzzFeed.
Turkey’s parliament approved a new law on Wednesday that critics say will drastically reduce web freedom in the country — and let the government further clamp down on the press. “Turkey is moving very quickly in the wrong direction on internet freedom,” says a watchdog.
The Turkish prime minister has responded to corruption allegations by blaming foreign governments.
The prime minister told protesters they would “pay a price” and said he’ll meet with protest leaders Wednesday. Dramatic photos from the past two days as riot police attempt to push demonstrators out of Taksim Square.
SPOILER: They aren’t his biggest fans.