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11 'Standing Man' photos from around the world

A Turkish man has inspired many by standing still in protest. People all over the world have begun imitating his pose out of solidarity.

Turkey may call referendum on Gezi Park, says ruling AK party

Even if it does take place, a referendum on the park would not address what has become, for many protesters, the larger issue: the police's response to demonstrations, which they say was unnecessarily violent and should earn its organizers punishment.

On Location Ankara: Turkey's great divide

viewNode("d23df0853c131", {"server_detection": true, "width": 670, "height": 375, "player_profile": "_gp3_full"}); ANKARA — Arzu Özkaya never thought she would see massive demonstrations against what she calls an authoritarian government, but she long hoped for them. Now, every day in the late afternoon she heads to the center of Ankara and protests till late at night. Sule Kaleli says she also feels threatened — by the protesters. She sees them as descendants of the army-backed secularists who ruled Turkey until the conservative Justice and Development Party of Prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan swept elections in 2002.  

Chatter: Turkey's Erdogan prepares for talks

The Turkish prime minister asks mediators to help end anti-government protests, North and South Korea stop talking, cash-strapped Greece switches off its state broadcaster, and the world just got a tiny bit younger.
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Turkey: Police crackdown on Taksim Square gets mixed reviews

ISTANBUL, Turkey — The attempted clearing of protesters from Istanbul’s Taksim Square by Turkish riot police is drawing some unlikely critics — but also some local allies.

Chatter: Trouble returns to Taksim Square

Riot police force out the anti-government protesters occupying central Istanbul, Syria's capital is suicide-bombed, Iran loses a potential president, and why a cat could make mayor in Mexico.
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Turkish riot police clash with protesters into the night, as Erdogan says 'no more tolerance' (VIDEO)

Authorities said that the aim of the operation was to take down banners protesters had attached to a statue and overlooking building, not to disperse the crowd.

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan rejects criticism from EU

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for an end immediate end to nationwide protests sparked by plan to build over Istanbul's Gezi Park.

Raw feed: Turkey's protesters talk sex, booze and human rights

ISTANBUL — Protesters in Gezi Park talk about why they’re there and what they want from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government.

Turkey protesters present 'list of demands' to end demonstrations

Turkey's protesters presented a list of demands they want met in exchange for an end to sweeping demonstrations Wednesday.   The now six-day-long protests, which began with peaceful opposition to developing a park near Taksim Square, have spiraled into a critique of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's increasingly authoritarian governing style. 
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