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Turkey's EU membership bid falters as diplomatic row with Germany deepens

Turkey's chances of a breaking a three-year stalemate and relaunching its bid to join the European Union look like being dashed because of the …

North Africa

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff 'proud' of protests

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Brazil

Istanbul: silent standing protest shut down by police – video

Police break up an anti-government demonstration of about 300 protesters standing silently in Taksim Square, Istanbul, on Monday night. A lone …

Taksim Square

Letters: Concern at response to Turkish protests

As academics at the University of Oxford, we would like to express our deep concern about the events taking place in Turkey. In response to the …

Canadian Literature

Brazilian cities rocked by violent clashes

Protesters in Brazil have promised more organised action following clashes in which police in Sao Paulo set upon thousands of young demonstrators …

Protesters embrace to protect each other from tear gas as Brazil bus fare demo turns ugly - Photos

Two demonstrators hug each other tightly as they are surrounded by riot police using tear gas during a student protest in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday.<p>Thousands of people took to the streets of Brazil's two biggest cities to protest 10-cent hikes in bus and subway fares.<p><i>-- Agence France-Presse, The</i> …

Turkey government freezes Gezi Park project

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South Asia

Turkey unrest: Erdogan says he is open to 'democratic demands'

Turkey's prime minister said his Islamic-rooted government opposed violence and was open to "democratic demands" raised by demonstrators whose mass protests have rocked the country.<p>"What we are against is terrorism, violence, vandalism and actions that threaten others for the sake of freedoms," …

South Asia

Lady in the Red Dress and her dream of a Turkish rebirth

The reluctant heroine who symbolises the Istanbul protests tells Ruth Sherlock she believes people power will prevail in Turkey.<p>With her red cotton dress, white shoulder bag and flowing black hair, she has become the colour-coded emblem of <b>Turkey's</b> new people-power movement.<p>Caught on camera as she …

Taksim Square

Turkey's protesters proclaim themselves the true heirs of their nation's founding father

Among the tents, snoozing youth and pleasant shady trees of Istanbul's Gezi Park there are portraits of one man in a European suit. Wherever you look …

Istanbul protesters continue Gezi park occupation – video

Protesters in Turkey's largest city are still sleeping in tents in a central park in what has become an unprecedented anti-government demonstration. …

Will Istanbul's protesters have the last laugh?

<b>Revolutions take commitment and determination. Revolutions are often messy and confusing. But in today's digital age of iPhones, citizen journalism and self-made producers, revolutions can also be funny.</b><p>While the atmosphere in Istanbul's Taksim Square has changed dramatically from music festival by …

Taksim Square

Turkey protests: Erdogan rejects EU criticism

<b>Turkey must investigate the excessive use of force by police against anti-government protesters, a senior EU official has said in Istanbul.</b><p>EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele was speaking ahead of talks on Turkey's ambition to join the EU.<p>In response, Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan said …

North Africa

Will gas canisters or yoga prevail in Turkish spring?

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Taksim Square

Ankara protesters clash with Turkish police

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/985000/985031_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518143746_df1ce0ad5e29c6322a82929b0d2f8a9e<p><b>Police in the Turkish capital Ankara have used tear gas and water cannon on demonstrators as anti-government protests continue.</b><p>About 5,000 people had …

Taksim Square