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Turkey’s deputy PM gives ‘standing man’ protest nod of approval – Washington Post

June 19, 2013
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Turkey’s deputy PM gives ‘standing man’ protest nod of approval – Washington Post

Daily Beast Turkey’s deputy PM gives ‘standing man’ protest nod of approvalWashington PostANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s deputy prime minister gave a nod of approval on Wednesday to a new form of peaceful resistance that is spreading through Turkey. Although police dispersed pockets of protesters who set up barricades in two Turkish cities…FIFA: More security for…

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Dozens Detained in Crackdown in Turkey – Wall Street Journal

June 19, 2013
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Dozens Detained in Crackdown in Turkey – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Dozens Detained in Crackdown in TurkeyWall Street JournalISTANBUL—Turkish antiterrorism police conducted raids in major cities Monday night and Tuesday, detaining dozens of people over antigovernment protests that flared up around the country over the past three weeks in the biggest challenge to Prime… Source: turkey – Google News Sharing information is key…

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Turkey unrest: Police investigated over demonstrators death – The Independent

June 19, 2013
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Turkey unrest: Police investigated over demonstrators death – The Independent

The Independent Turkey unrest: Police investigated over demonstrators deathThe IndependentThere was widespread anger in Turkey when police initially failed to respond to a request from prosecutors investigating the case for the name of the officer concerned, despite dramatic video footage which appears to show him firing a handgun at a … and more  Source: turkey…

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FIFA: More security for U20 WCup in Turkey – U.S. News & World Report

June 19, 2013
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FIFA: More security for U20 WCup in Turkey – U.S. News & World Report

Daily Beast FIFA: More security for U20 WCup in TurkeyU.S. News & World Report“The FIFA security people are very happy with the security situation that exists at present in Turkey,” Boyce said. “FIFA is determined that this tournament will go ahead and certainly I sincerely hope the security situation will not be a problem, and…

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Turkey’s ‘Standing Man’ to Join Ranks of Icons? – ABC News

June 19, 2013
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Turkey’s ‘Standing Man’ to Join Ranks of Icons?ABC NewsThe challenge by performance artist Erdem Gunduz is catching on with other protesters in Turkey, encouraged by social media into imitating his gesture across the country. It’s too early to tell whether the “standing man” protests will make a difference … Source: turkey – Google News Sharing…

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Comparison Of Mass Protests In Brazil And Turkey – NPR

June 19, 2013
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Comparison Of Mass Protests In Brazil And Turkey – NPR

Telegraph.co.uk Comparison Of Mass Protests In Brazil And TurkeyNPRLarge-scale protests have engulfed Turkey and Brazil, which are thousands of miles apart, but share some traits such as being new democracies with a growing middle class. Here’s a look at the protests in both countries, highlighting the similarities …With Inspiration From Turkey, Brazil Discovers Mass ProtestsWBUR…

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