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Embroiled in a corruption scandal that threatens his inner circle and decade-long rule, Turkey's prime minister is now looking to silence his political foes by banning social media sites like Facebook and YouTube.
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A woman holds a sign reading, "Yesterday Stalin, Today Putin" at a protest in Istanbul against Russian actions in Crimea.
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) TURKEY: The prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the internet - including shutting down Facebook and YouTube.
TURKISH COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF JAILED GENERAL World Bulletin, Turkey March 7 2014 A Turkish court has ordered the release of former Chief of Staff Ilker Basbug.
Rescue crews are still searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which lost contact with air traffic controllers around 2:40 a.m. local time.
German airline Lufthansa has rejected allegations that the company is worried about Turkey's flagship air carrier Turkish Airlines' growth plans Hurriyet Daily News.
The impact of the designation remained unclear. But it was likely to affect not just the way Saudi Arabia deals with Brotherhood members in its own country, but how it works with Brotherhood-affiliated organizations around the world.
Investors and speculators have sold off emerging market assets since the US Federal Reserve made clear late last year that it would gradually taper its massive monthly bond purchase programme, which up until then had been propping them up.
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, speaks during their joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 16, 2013.
Already beset by a raft of corruption allegations, Turkey's prime minister now faces charges of insulting the minority Alevi community in the latest revelations to emerge from a widening phone-tapping scandal.
Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Crimean vote has no standing while pro-Russian forces are on the ground.
The Obama administration ordered sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian officials involved with the crisis over Ukraine's Crimea region.
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
It is being reported that Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, in a live televised TV interview this evening, stated that after the local elections, which are to be held on March 30th, his government plans to use the newly passed law on internet regulation to prevent access to Facebook and YouTube by internet users in Turkey.
In a series of secretly recorded phone conversations revealed last week, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was heard instructing his son to hide from police tens of millions of dollars of cash stashed in his Istanbul house.
The ruling may allow for his release [Reuters report] by the lower court and set a precedent for more than 200 others currently imprisoned for allegedly playing roles in the Ergenekon conspiracy against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan [official website, in Turkish].