Updated: At least 301 have died in the country’s worst mining accident. Protests against the government erupted across Turkey on Wednesday.
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in Istanbul in defiance of government ban on Labor Day demonstrations.
See photos of what’s been described as Istanbul’s “uneasy calm.”
After the fizzling-out of the Occupy Wall Street movement in America, protesters from New York arrive in Tunis and Istanbul. Familiar tent cities, different goals.