Turkey

  1. Ex-Syrian Defense Minister Defects: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Ali Habib Mahmud, the former Syrian Defense minister, has defected from his home country of Syria. He has fled to Turkey with the help of a Western government.

    September 4, 2013
  2. ‘CNN U R Dead’: Photo Caption Spurs Turkey Twitter Hate #stoplyingCNN

    CNN messed up a caption and a Twitter storm brewed

    June 25, 2013
  3. Erdem Gunduz, ‘The Standing Man’: Top 10 Facts You Need to Know

    He just stood there…. and changed Turkey’s history.

    June 18, 2013
  4. Turkey to Deploy Army Against Protesters: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    More fuel is being added to the fire engulfing the streets of Istanbul.

    June 17, 2013
  5. Davide Martello, Taksim Sq. Pianist: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Pianist Davide Martello has been playing his piano and singing for hours in Taksim Square the past few days bringing calm to the Turkey protests.

    June 15, 2013
  6. #OccupyGezi: Worst Videos of Turkish Police Brutality [GRAPHIC]

    Raw footage of police brutality surges out of Turkish protests

    June 12, 2013
  7. WATCH LIVE: Turkey’s Taksim Square Riot Chaos

    Watch from Taksim Square, the birth place of the most recent clash between anti-government protesters and police forces

    June 11, 2013
  8. Man in Wheelchair Attacked by Turkish Police Water Cannon [VIDEO]

    The man keeps waving his flag after he is blasted with a water canon.

    June 11, 2013
  9. Taksim Square Riot: 20 Photos of a Turkish War-Zone

    The most shocking photos of the violent clash between protesters and riot police

    June 11, 2013
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  10. Taksim Square Warzone: Riot Police Tear Gas on Turkey Protests

    Tear gas smoke rises as Turkish riot police are violently break up a protests at Istanbul’s Taksim Square.

    June 11, 2013
  11. Turkey Is Arresting People for Using Twitter

    Freedom of speech is not high on the list of priorities for the Turkish Prime Minister.

    June 5, 2013
  12. Protests in Turkey: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Demonstrations have turned violent in Istanbul and Ankara, after thousands of people have engaged in several days of anti-government protests sparked by plans to change Gezi Park into a shopping mall.

    June 1, 2013
  13. Turkey Riots: 10 Twitter Pics Show Violent Clashes of Protesters & Police

    Dramatic images are surfacing of the rioting in Turkey, where the public is rising up against the government.

    May 31, 2013
  14. ‘Gate to Hell’ Discovered by Italian Archeologists in Turkey

    The fabled “Gate to Hell,” in Greco-Roman mythology was discovered by Italian archaeologists in southwestern Turkey.

    April 2, 2013
  15. Sarai Sierra Murder Suspect Confesses: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Police report that Ziya Tasali admitted on Monday that he murdered the New York tourist after he got high on paint thinner.

    March 19, 2013