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Turkish police read protesters riot act with tear gas, beatings

ANKARA, Turkey — Cengiz Ulas is no stranger to protests and police brutality. But this time, things are different, he says.

Sound of silence: Turkey media under fire for ignoring protests

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Apart from chief protagonist Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, no other element has been as roundly criticized by the thousands of anti-government protestors that have taken to Turkey’s streets over the past week than the country’s generally listless media.

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.
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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.
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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

ANTAKYA, Turkey — Lights flashed off and on across the hillside. Residents stood on balconies banging pots and pans. A crowd in the street below chanted slogans against the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Instagram, Vine join Twitter as protest tools in Turkey (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

As Turkey's protests continue into their fourth day, those on the ground took to social media to give the world a view of Istanbul's streets.

Second death as Turkey protests enter 5th day (LIVE BLOG)

The protests, which began as a small peaceful sit-in against the government's plan to build a shopping center on Gezi Park – the last green area in Taksim Square – have quickly become the nation's largest and most intense demonstration in years.
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