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Turkey threatens to deploy army to end unrest

The Turkish deputy prime minister has said that the army could be deployed to halt protests that have swept the nation over the past two weeks. Bulent Arinc on Monday said the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) could be pressed into … Continue reading

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Police disperse crowds on Taksim square after Erdogan’s ultimatum

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Turkish riot police clash with protesters in Taksim Square

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at hundreds of protesters armed with rocks and fireworks on Tuesday as they tried to take back control of a central Istanbul square at the heart of fierce anti-government demonstrations. Hundreds … Continue reading

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