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The head of Axel Springer quoted a sexually crude term to describe the Turkish president from a poem by comedian Jan Boehmermann.
A Secret Service agent at an event for the Turkish president told a Turkish security guard to "calm down" and "act like an adult."
"We have become a society of anger, paranoia [and] intimidation. And artists, writers, academics -- people who have been trying to build bridges so as to promote coexistence and peace -- know that they have lost big time."
They want European leaders to step in as Turkey pushes for an EU bid.
The world wants Turkey to be back on the international trade and regional diplomacy track, but that's only possible if corruption and crackdowns discontinue. The biggest obstacle, at this point, to a lasting and successful Erdogan presidency is Erdogan himself.
Security forces briefly detained freelance journalist Frederike Geerdink last month and raided her home in Diyarbakir, the
The Telecommunications Directorate (TIB) would have to comply within four hours, and then apply for a court order for the
The government, citing an alleged plot to remove it from office, moved to reassign hundreds of police, prosecutors and judges
Erdogan signaled the purges could continue, saying the judiciary and some other state institutions, including the state scientific
WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department called on Turkish authorities to protect media freedom and other
The investigation, which became public with police raids on Dec. 17 last year, led to the resignation of three ministers
"There is pressure, but how much you reflect that pressure on the newspaper matters more ... Am I responsible for the total
ISTANBUL, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's government has waged one of the world's biggest crackdowns