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Turkish riot police, protesters clash over park demolition

Turkish riot police, protesters clash over park demolition

May 02, ISTANBUL (AP) — Though he offered some concessions to demonstrators, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan remained largely defiant in the face of the biggest popular challenge to his power in a decade in office, insisting the protests are undemocratic and illegitimate. In a scene reminiscent of the Arab Spring, thousands of people on […]

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Deadly blasts kill 43 in Turkish town near Syrian border

Deadly blasts kill 43 in Turkish town near Syrian border

The two explosions, just 15 minutes apart, occurred Saturday just outside the post office and town hall in Reyhanli, a hub for Syrian refugees and rebel activity in Turkey’s Hatay province. At least 43 people were killed in the blasts and around 100 injured, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said. He added that authorities were still […]

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