Turkish riot police used water cannons and tear gas to disperse hundreds of people protesting legislation that critics say will tighten government controls over the Internet.
February 9, 2014
A Turkish newspaper said on Friday one of its journalists had been ordered to leave the country for criticising Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Twitter, raising concerns about media freedom a day after Turkey tightened internet controls.
Thomson Reuters Foundation: February 7, 2014
The Turkish parliament has easily passed a measure that will tighten government controls on the Internet.
February 6, 2014
The Turkish government is facing growing criticism over its proposals to control Internet use. The moves come with the government mired in corruption allegations.
January 31, 2014
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's feud with U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen has damaged the reputation of both, but Erdogan's party would still win an election if one were called this weekend, a survey showed on Thursday.
Reuters: January 30, 2014
French President François Hollande is in Turkey for a two-day visit aimed at improving relations between the two countries.
January 28, 2014
A 400-year-old Turkish hotel that has long been a favourite of movie stars and VIPs from around the world has been forced to close its doors... because of a government ban on alcohol.
AFP: January 24, 2014
Turkey's central bank shied away from hiking its main interest rates on Tuesday despite a tumbling lira and rising inflation, bowing to what many investors see as pressure from a government bent on maintaining growth ahead of elections.
Reuters: January 21, 2014
Turkey's PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in Brussels for talks on his country's EU membership bid, amid EU concerns over a purge of senior Turkish officials.
BBC: January 21, 2014
Turkish authorities arrested two senior al-Qaida members and 28 other suspects this week in coordinated counter-terrorist raids in several provinces.
January 17, 2014