by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 14, 2014
Dozens more are injured and hundreds are still unaccounted for after a transformer explosion triggered a fire that trapped people inside.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on April 17, 2014
Officials from Twitter and the Turkish government met this week to try to smooth things over after Turkey's Twitter ban.
by Posted on April 1, 2014
From press freedom to Kurdish conflicts, there's a lot to do now that the election is over.
by Posted on March 27, 2014
Turkish voters will head to the polls this week for local elections that are widely viewed as a referendum on Prime Minster Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP).
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 27, 2014
Turkey blocked YouTube access Thursday less than 24 hours after lifting a similar ban on Twitter put in place last week.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on March 26, 2014
One Turkish court order "instructed us to take down an account accusing a former minister of corruption," Twitter said. "This order causes us concern."
Turkey's Twitter ban lasted only a few days, but Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have already accomplished what he wanted with it.
by Ben Armbruster Posted on March 24, 2014
A senior member of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party defended the country's ban on Twitter, saying Turkish citizens can't handle the swearing and insults.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 22, 2014
Turkey's citizens continue to face more Internet restrictions Saturday in the wake of this week's Twitter blockade.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 21, 2014
Shutting down Twitter in Turkey has only emboldened citizens, proving that government censorship is becoming largely obsolete as way to control political protest.