Turkish police read protesters riot act with tear gas, beatings
Demonstrators taking part in sweeping anti-government protests across Turkey say they are surprised by the excessive use of force riot police have used against protesters and activists since the unrest kicked off in Istanbul Friday.
Road project in Lebanon sparks outcry, echoing Turkish protests
With all eyes on Turkish unrest, Lebanese authorities try to downplay public outcry over the Fouad Boutros road project.
Sound of silence: Turkey media under fire for ignoring protests
From afar, it may appear that the ongoing protest movement is well documented. But domestic coverage is lacking.
The Turkish revolution will be GIF'd
Turkey's protests in 9 original GIFs.
Chatter: Turkey counts five days of protests, two deaths
A second protester dies as Turkey enters its fifth straight day of protests, Egypt puts foreign NGO workers on trial, Pistorius gets a postponement, and the German dictionary just got a little bit shorter.
Don't be a dictator: Erdogan edition
Amid widespread protests last summer, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was not a dictator. Here are 9 examples that suggest otherwise.
Syrians, Iraqis warn Turkey of potential chaos
Syrians in Turkey see echoes of the first days of their uprising in anti-Erdogan protests.
26 photos that suggest tear gas unites us all
Security forces, it seems, are the same wherever you go. From Ferguson to Dhaka to Manama, protests of the last few years look eerily similar.
Instagram, Vine join Twitter as protest tools in Turkey (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
As Turkey's protests headed into their fourth day, those on the ground used social media to capture the Taksim Square sit-in.
Clashes between protesters and police continue in Turkey
Protesters and riot police continued to clash in Turkey on a fourth day of unrest.
Second death as Turkey protests enter 5th day (LIVE BLOG)
Turkey's growing protests began peacefully, but have quickly become the nation's largest and most intense demonstration in years.
Chatter: Turkey still protesting
Turkey's anti-government protests enter their fourth day, a fire at a Chinese slaughterhouse kills over 100 workers, US soldier Bradley Manning goes on trial for alleged WikiLeaking, and Michael Douglas comes down with a bad case of TMI.
Religion in Europe, also in crisis
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.
Opposition to Erdogan unabated as protests shake Turkey (VIDEO)
Anti-Erdogan sentiment strong in Turkey, with demonstrations entering third straight day.
Turkey protests: about more than a shopping mall
The protest movement sweeping Turkey has drawn people from all strata of society.
Police and protesters clash in Istanbul's Taksim Square
Turkish police retreated from Taksim Square on Saturday, allowing thousands of protesters to flood into the square.
Turkish police retreat from Taksim Square protests
Turkey's prime minister called for an immediate end to the violent protests that have engulfed Istanbul for two days.
Anti-government anger seethes on Istanbul streets
Protests quickly morphed into a lightning rod for a broad set of social and political grievances against the Turkish government.
Infertile Crescent: Waters run dry in Iraqi marshes
Iraq's small Marsh Arab population says they are under threat from Turkey's plan to sap their water resources.
Turkish police crackdown on Istanbul protesters
Police in Istanbul violently disperse sit-in against renovations to city's 'last green space.'
Zurich shooting: 2 Turkish men injured when gunman opened fire
Two Turkish men were injured in a shooting in central Zurich on Thursday.
Wrestling, baseball, squash to compete for 2020 Olympics Games
International Olympic Committee to decide in September which sport to include.
Could fracking make the Persian Gulf irrelevant?
From NATO to China, the world watches America's energy revolution.
Analysis: Turkey edging closer to Syria war
Analysis: By taking on the regime of Syria's Bashar al Assad, Turkey threatens to further ignite the regional conflagrations already kindled by the country's destabilizing and widening civil war.
Let them drink yogurt! Turkey's parliament tightens alcohol sale restrictions
The new law would ban the sale of alcohol in shops between the hours of 10pm and 6:00am, as well as prohibit alcoholic beverage companies from sponsoring events.
Sevan Nisanyan: Turkish-Armenian blogger jailed for blasphemy
Turkish-Armenian blogger Sevan Nisanyan was sentenced on Wednesday to a year in jail for blasphemy over a blog supporting a controversial anti-Islam film.
Hot air balloon crash in Turkey kills 2, injures 23
A hot air balloon crashed in the Cappadocia region in central Turkey, killing two foreign tourists and injuring 23 others.
Obama umbrella a breach in Marine Corps protocol, critics charge (VIDEO)
Most Americans 'hold their own umbrellas," Sarah Palin tweets after Obama asks Marines for cover.
A quarter of gay people have been subjected to attacks or violent threats, EU poll says (VIDEO)
A quarter of gay people surveyed in an EU poll say they have been attacked or violently threatened in the past five years.
Obama plays down mounting controversies
During a joint briefing with Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president sought to contain Republican criticism, saying he would boost security at US embassies and condemning the Syrian government.
Israel and Turkey: Fair-weather allies?
Israeli-Turkish relations may be revived, but their interests could diverge as the war in Syria rages on.