Tagged: Erdogan

Belgium in Mourning after Attacks

Belgium began three days of national mourning with citizens holding a minute of silence for the victims of the country’s deadliest terrorist attack.  At least 31 people were killed and...

37 Killed in Ankara Blast

At least 37 people were killed and 125 injured after a car-laden bomb exploded in central Ankara on Sunday evening. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan condemned the attack and vowed that...

Police use force to disperse May Day demonstrators at Taksim Square, after some 30 members of Turkey's Communist Party launched a blitz to enter the square by leaving a nearby hotel, running. DHA photo

Tense May Day in Istanbul

Police in Istanbul have fired tear gas and rubber bullets as protests marked May Day, a traditional time for demonstrations in Turkey’s largest city. Clashes were reported near Istanbul’s Taksim...