Occupy Turkey http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/54696/all en Second death as Turkey protests enter 5th day (LIVE BLOG) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130603/turkeys-pm-erdogan-dismisses-talk-turkish-spring 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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130603/turkeys-pm-erdogan-dismisses-talk-turkish-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Want to Know Turkey Mon, 03 Jun 2013 13:17:00 +0000 News Desk 5850674 at http://www.globalpost.com Instagram, Vine join Twitter as protest tools in Turkey (PHOTOS, VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130603/turkey-protesters-instagram-vine-social-media 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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130603/turkey-protesters-instagram-vine-social-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Occupy Turkey Europe Politics Turkey Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:04:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5850745 at http://www.globalpost.com Syrians, Iraqis warn Turkey of potential chaos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130603/occupy-turkey-syria-protests-antakya-gezi-istanbul-assad-erdogan <p>ANTAKYA, Turkey &mdash; 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.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130603/occupy-turkey-syria-protests-antakya-gezi-istanbul-assad-erdogan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Syria Want to Know Iraq Turkey Mon, 03 Jun 2013 20:12:00 +0000 Tracey Shelton 5850914 at http://www.globalpost.com Don't be a dictator: Erdogan edition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130603/erdogan-turkey-dont-be-dictator <p>Amid widespread protests last summer, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was not a dictator. Here are 9 examples that suggest otherwise.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130603/erdogan-turkey-dont-be-dictator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey World Leaders Want to Know Turkey Tue, 04 Jun 2013 16:34:00 +0000 Gordon Earle, Hannah Smith and Dillon Rand 5850932 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Turkey counts five days of protests, two deaths http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-turkey-counts-five-days-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-turkey-counts-five-days-protests-two-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Chatter Turkey Tue, 04 Jun 2013 11:25:08 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5851025 at http://www.globalpost.com The Turkish revolution will be GIF'd http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130604/the-turkish-revolution-will-be-gif%27d <p>Turkey&#39;s protests in 9 original gifs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130604/the-turkish-revolution-will-be-gif%27d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Conflict Zones Want to Know Politics Turkey Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:35:00 +0000 News Desk 5851072 at http://www.globalpost.com Sound of silence: Turkey media under fire for ignoring protests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130604/-occupy-turkey-media-silence-erdogan-bbc-cnn-istanbul-gezi <p>ISTANBUL, Turkey &mdash; 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&rsquo;s streets over the past week than the country&rsquo;s generally listless media.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130604/-occupy-turkey-media-silence-erdogan-bbc-cnn-istanbul-gezi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Occupy Turkey World Leaders Turkey Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:41:00 +0000 Stephen Starr 5851076 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish police read protesters riot act with tear gas, beatings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130604/-occupy-turkey-ankara-tear-gas-erdogan-akp-protests <p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">ANKARA, Turkey &mdash; Cengiz Ulas is no stranger to protests and police brutality. But this time, things are different, he says.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130604/-occupy-turkey-ankara-tear-gas-erdogan-akp-protests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Want to Know Europe Turkey Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:41:00 +0000 Suzanna Koster 5851118 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey protesters present 'list of demands' to end demonstrations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130605/turkey-protesters-list-demands-end-demonstrations <!--paging_filter--><p>Turkey&#39;s protesters presented a list of demands they want met in exchange for an end to sweeping demonstrations Wednesday. &nbsp;</p> <p>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&#39;s increasingly authoritarian governing style.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130605/turkey-protesters-list-demands-end-demonstrations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Want to Know Europe Politics Turkey Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:21:38 +0000 Talia Ralph 5851336 at http://www.globalpost.com Raw feed: Turkey's protesters talk sex, booze and human rights http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130606/turkey-protestors-demand-erdogan-video-own-words <p>ISTANBUL &mdash; Protesters in Gezi Park talk about why they&rsquo;re there and what they want from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan&rsquo;s government.</p> Need to Know Occupy Turkey Turkey Thu, 06 Jun 2013 13:05:00 +0000 Daniel Etter 5851941 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan rejects criticism from EU http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130607/turkish-prime-minister-recep-tayyip-erdogan-taksim-gezi 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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130607/turkish-prime-minister-recep-tayyip-erdogan-taksim-gezi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Want to Know Politics Turkey Fri, 07 Jun 2013 09:09:00 +0000 Freya Petersen 5852282 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkish riot police clash with protesters into the night, as Erdogan says 'no more tolerance' (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130611/riot-police-taksim-square-gezi-park-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130611/riot-police-taksim-square-gezi-park-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Occupy Turkey Turkey Tue, 11 Jun 2013 08:34:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5854996 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Trouble returns to Taksim Square http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-trouble-returns-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-trouble-returns-taksim-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Chatter Turkey Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:20:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5855111 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey: Police crackdown on Taksim Square gets mixed reviews http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130611/turkey-protest-taksim-square-gezi-park-erdogan-akp-istanbul <p>ISTANBUL, Turkey &mdash; The attempted clearing of protesters from Istanbul&rsquo;s Taksim Square by Turkish riot police is drawing some unlikely critics &mdash; but also some local allies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/turkey/130611/turkey-protest-taksim-square-gezi-park-erdogan-akp-istanbul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey Want to Know Turkey Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:19:00 +0000 Stephen Starr 5855714 at http://www.globalpost.com Chatter: Turkey's Erdogan prepares for talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-turkeys-erdogan-prepares-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.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-turkeys-erdogan-prepares-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Occupy Turkey World Leaders Chatter Turkey Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:24:29 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5856129 at http://www.globalpost.com