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It was the Istanbul winter that did for Pasha, the street dog who lived downstairs. One dank morning he was gone from ... The animal rights campaigners that protest against this practice make up one of the only grassroots movements that still dare to demonstrate in Turkey. Pasha was one of the lucky ones, ...
Vatican CITY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet Pope Francis on Monday, with a protest ban imposed in central Rome as feelings run high over Turkey's offensive ... While in Istanbul the pope acknowledged that current global crises had made Muslims vulnerable to being stigmatised.

Two women were detained by police while they were protesting torture and maltreatment against their relatives in prison, in Istanbul's Taksim Square. Evrensel daily said C.T. and S.A., two Association of Families of Convicts and Detainees (TAYAD) members, were detained during a protest in Taksim on ...
January 24, 2018 Istanbul, Turkey--Disgusted by daily reports of men killing women in his native Turkey, film director Dersu Yavuz Altun made his protest in the way he knows best: on the big screen. "Ayaz" left some women physically shaking after its first showing here in November. An intense morality ...
20, 2017 an Istanbul court ordered the Interior Ministry to pay compensation amounting to 734,162 Turkish Liras ($209,000) over the killing of Uğur Kurt, who was shot by police outside a cemevi during a funeral ceremony in 2014. Kurt was killed by a bullet fired from police officer Sezgin K.'s weapon on ...

It changed hands several times over the years, and the last owner, having decided to demolish it, faced large demonstrations and protests in 2015. Following a sit-in protest at the site, the government intervened and resolved the dispute that concluded with the owner returning the deed to the property to the ...
Canan Kaftancıoğlu, the newly elected Istanbul chair of the Republican People's Party (CHP), has apologized to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for sharing a picture that includes an open insult to the president's mother during the 2013 Gezi protests. "I sincerely apologize to Erdoğan," Kaftancıoğlu told ...
A number of protests have been held since then around the world against the decision on the status of Jerusalem. Sunday's run was one such protest in which participants were carrying Turkish and Palestinian flags along with banners, reading "Israel is a terrorist state". The run started in Cengelkoy district ...
"There are many protests in the capital recently, one of the protests being held in the morning - it is in support of the Istanbul Convention and will not hinder the movement." The other protests are from 17.00 to 20.30, some of which relate to the construction of the second lift in Bansko - for and against, we ...
Yerdurt had filed a criminal complaint for having his arm broken while being detained in the Gezi Park protests in Istanbul in 2013. But, following a claim by the prosecutor's office that Yerdurt had "broken his own arm to portray it as proof of torture," which had resulted in the case's dismissal thereafter, ...
Leaders in Iran are giving competing views on the protests in the country which do continue, though in small numbers. Today Iran's supreme leader once again blamed the protests on U.S. and British efforts to create unrest. The country's president, though, has sounded sympathetic to the protesters and ...
However, this rare protest quickly dispersed when the traffic police, which regularly fines Uber drivers, arrived at the scene. The international ride-hailing app that drew the ire across the world has been criticized often. Uber was subject to protests by taxi drivers in many countries including Turkey for illegally ...
We'll see what happens. And, meanwhile, the anti-government protests just keep going in their seventh day in numerous places, also not involving huge numbers of people. Here's a video from last night that will give you a little sense of what's happening, a little different from the usual protest scenes.
While some images of the past year's protests stunned through sheer scale (the women's March in DC dwarfing Donald Trump's inauguration), intimate close-ups proved more .... A supporter of the 'no' vote lights a flare during a protest in Istanbul, against the referendum outcome, Monday, April 17, 2017.
Istanbul, Turkey - Some people have been arrested by the Turkish riot police in Istanbul as they took to the streets to protest against the Turkish military ... The Kobane siege caused a wave of violent protests in Turkey by the country's Kurdish community against the Turkish state whom they accused of ...
Turkey's pro-government commentators seemed so certain about their interpretation of events in Iran that one of them criticized Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for being too naive to see the conspiracy. Accordingly, Rouhani had first made the mistake to see the protests "as an opportunity" for democratic ...

A sprawling one-volume survey of the history of one of the world's most consequential cities, Bettany Hughes' Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities, like its ... and Istanbul's place as the cultural capital of modern secular Turkey and hotbed of political protest, crackdowns, mushrooming tyranny, and Islamic revival.
Israel deported two of the three Turks who were briefly detained during demonstrations at al-Aqsa mosque last week after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Abdullah Kızılırmak and Mehmet Gargalı reportedly arrived in Istanbul late Monday. An Israeli Interior Ministry ...
Istanbul, Dec 23 (KUNA) -- The Turkish Humanitarian Relief Foundation on Saturday organized a march in Istanbul to express solidarity with Palestinian teenager Ahed Al-Tamimi recently detained by the Israelis. Hundreds of Turkish university students took part in the march that started at the ...
Istanbul: Turkish riot police Sunday detained a dozen activists at a protest in Istanbul denouncing Israel and the United States after Washington's ... protests by religious conservative Turkish groups against the US move to recognise Jerusalem have proceeded peacefully in Turkey in recent days.
Thousands of Turkish People marched after the Friday prayers at Istanbul's landmark Fatih mosque to protest against the decision of U.S. President Donald ... Other major protests were also held across Turkey as rallies in capital Ankara and southeastern Diyarbakır province brought thousands of protesters ...
By AGENCE France PRESSE, Istanbul, Turkey, Dec 8 - Thousands of pro-Palestinian supporters marched after Friday prayers in Istanbul in an angry protest at the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an AFP correspondent said. Chanting slogans ...
Demonstrators in front of the US consulate in Istanbul waved Palestinian flags and chanted: "Murderer United States, get out of the Middle East." ... "The Christmas tree was switched off on the order of the mayor today in protest at Trump's decision," said Fady Ghattas, Bethlehem's municipal media officer.
Demonstrators threw coins and other objects at the consulate as they voiced their outrage at the controversial announcement. Protestors also shouted slogans against the US president as they brandished Turkish flags during another rally at Fatih mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. The protests come as Turkey's ...
30, 2016, police arrested a suspect in Istanbul who was planning an ... six people suspected of planning to attack a protest march being led by ...
The world history has changed with the resistance, protests and demonstrations ... On 20 January 1990 Azeris were gathered in this square to protest the ... Taksim and Sultanahmet squares in Istanbul have witnessed many ...
Kavala was then taken to his first stop, Istanbul's Metris prison, before ... being the "leader and organizer" of the Gezi protests in summer 2013.
(Istanbul) - An Istanbul court decision on November 1, 2017, ... anti-government protests in 2013 that began in Istanbul's Gezi Park and the ...
"Istanbul will have a new opera house there by the end of 2019, God ... Five years later, the Gezi Park protests broke out a few meters away ...
... amid Istanbul's hip-hop scene, and Halit Eke's environment-themed family ... guard musician at Columbia while the other led peace protests.
human rights activists stage a protest outside a court in Istanbul, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Eleven human rights activists, including the two ...
Istanbul, Turkey - Enraged at the scrapping of the "national film competition" category at a major film festival for allegedly "political" reasons, ...
Istanbul, Turkey -- "I will not leave my country behind. .... An incident at a protest outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul against the ...
International boycott hits labor meeting in Istanbul ... held Oct. 2-5 in Istanbul, was overshadowed by the protests of international trade unions ...
In a bid to lower air pollution in the city, Istanbul's largest taxi drivers' ... Uber, the ride-sharing service, has faced protests from taxi drivers ...
An opposition protest in Istanbul in July. An employee of the US mission in the city has been arrested on charges of espionage. Photograph: ...
In the past year, Istanbul's streets have seen it all: tanks and bombings, economic crash, political rallies and protests quashed before they ...
In the past year, Istanbul's streets have seen it all: tanks and bombings, economic crash, political rallies and protests quashed before they ...
Istanbul's mayor, a member of the Justice and Development Party, has ... leveled historical quarters and sparked bitter protests from residents ...
Unal said the symposium in Istanbul would serve to help ... Turkish People gave the strongest response to this by staging a protest in Istanbul.
Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Istanbul to protest against the violence and animosity they face over demands to dress more ...
The Biennial at Istanbul Modern: Lacking In Locality ... The Guardian, this work is meant to represent the protests that occurred at Gezi Park in 2013. ... fragments symbolizing the decay and sad demise of democratic protest.
journalists covering protests are being attacked by demonstrators and ... This is true in St. Louis, but it is also true in Istanbul, Turkey, and Sao ...
police raided a hotel on the island of Buyukada near Istanbul in July and ... 2 Brexit protest: Thousands marched Saturday to Parliament in ...
Ever since her 2006 novel "The Bastard of Istanbul," which calls the ... activists in Istanbul protest the government's crackdown on free speech.
Lahore's Istanbul Chowk spices up city's cultural life ... Historical Nasir Bagh - Lahore's hub known for political protests and gatherings - is ...
Since the Gezi Park protests of 2013 it has been almost impossible to ... of the protest repertoire of the city, have been happening in Istanbul for ...
animal rights activists from the U.S.-based People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) staged a protest by wearing lettuce bikinis in ...
18: 00: Hundreds of PAT women are holding a protest sit-in at the Mall ... up the protest sit-in that will take place on Mall Road's Istanbul Chowk.


 

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