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# turkey - Sunday 11 August, 2013
A group of protesters staged a series of peaceful, silent demonstrations outside the gates of the Dáil in the weeks leading up to its summer break – each member reading a book chosen to “send a message”. Some of them have been sharing their choices with TheJournal.ie…
# turkey - Friday 9 August, 2013
Lebanese policemen stand guard outside a hotel where the rest of the Turkish Airlines crew are staying.
# turkey - Monday 5 August, 2013
Everyone’s talking about the continued Dublin Bus strike, a test-tube burger, and a bomb blast in the Philippines.
Police fired tear gas at protesters outside the court in a town near Istanbul as the verdicts were being delivered in the highly-divisive case.
# turkey - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
Inspired by a campaign that started in Turkey’s Taksim Square and spread via social media, Irish people are being asked to ‘book the bankers’ at a demonstration tomorrow.
# turkey - Friday 21 June, 2013
The disagreement centres on criticism from Turkey over slow progress on the country’s bid to join the EU.
# turkey - Monday 17 June, 2013
# turkey - Sunday 16 June, 2013
The crackdown came just two hours after Erdogan issued an ultimatum to protesters to leave the park.
# turkey - Friday 14 June, 2013
Medical personnel who have set up temporary facilities to help those injured in protests say they have been directly targeted by police.
# turkey - Thursday 13 June, 2013
“I’m making my last warning: mothers, fathers please withdraw your kids from there,” the Prime Minister said in a live television broadcast earlier.
# turkey - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
Erdogan says he is considering holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest.
Catherine Ashton says Turkey’s government must adopt European standards in its response to protests if it wants to join.
# turkey - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Amnesty International has called for meaningful discussions between government and protesters.
The move by riot police, who used tear gas, came just hours after the government said that Recep Tayyip Erdogan would meet with protest leaders tomorrow.
# turkey - Monday 10 June, 2013
Despite the conciliatory gesture, Erdogan warned: “Illegal demonstrations will not be allowed anymore in Turkey.”
Meet the women on the frontline of Turkey’s mass anti-government protests. Their grievances include proposals to limit abortion rights, tighten rules for morning-after poll and ban late-night sale of alcohol.
# turkey - Sunday 9 June, 2013
Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy travelled to Istanbul to see the protests first-hand – and in his diary from the visit he tells us that the response from the country’s Prime Minister has been “brutal”.
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
The Prime Minister went on the offensive as thousands of protestors gathered in three cities.
The riots of the past week may mean the Turkish people have finally found a voice for themselves against the yoke of their masters – be they secular or religious, writes Eric Daly.
TheJournal.ie takes a look back at some of the violence and protests seen across the world in the past three years.
# turkey - Friday 7 June, 2013
We’ve almost arrived at the weekend. But before we get there, here are nine things you should know.
Erdogan has just returned from an official trip and called for an immediate end to mass protests against his rule.
# turkey - Thursday 6 June, 2013
Two are dead and thousands are reported injured after six days of clashes between those protesting against PM Erdogan and security forces.
# turkey - Wednesday 5 June, 2013
Writing from Istanbul, Arlene Crilly says protesters have a strong sense of solidarity – and remain hopeful that peaceful demonstrations will triumph over the heavy-handed tactics of the government.
Police have used tear gas and water cannon on demonstrators who have ignored warnings to disperse in several major cities including Istanbul and Ankara.
# turkey - Tuesday 4 June, 2013
The Turkish government has this evening apologised for the use of force against protesters – but that hasn’t stopped them from demonstrating.
After five days of protests, two dead and now strike action by public sector workers, TheJournal.ie explores just what is happening in the country of 75 million people.
Around a quarter-of-a-million public sector workers are going on strike today as protests against the government continue.
# turkey - Monday 3 June, 2013
A 20-year-old man has died after being hit by a taxi which rammed into a group of demonstrators occupying a highway in Istanbul.
The hackivist group Anonymous took down several Turkish government websites last night, condemning the “censorship of social media and other communication” methods.
An property firm specialising in Irish-owned overseas sales has announced the creation of 25 new jobs over the next two years.
# turkey - Saturday 1 June, 2013
Anti-government protests also spread to other cities.
Welcome to the long weekend. Here are nine things to know as you get started.
# turkey - Friday 31 May, 2013
Tear gas, water cannons used on protesters trying to stop Turkish park being turned into shopping mall
Turkish police have been criticised for their heavy-handed approach to the protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul.
# turkey - Sunday 26 May, 2013
Let’s have a gawk.
# turkey - Friday 17 May, 2013
The US President and Turkish Prime Minister met in Washington to discuss Syria’s ongoing, bloody conflict.