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Taksim Solidarity, a collective organization of several rights groups and NGOs at the center of the Gezi Park protests of 2013, called for a march to the central Istanbul park on May 31, the date marking the second anniversary of the mass protests that sent shockwaves through the country
The provincial education head in the Aegean province of Aydın reportedly instructed all schools to bring their students to a rally of Turkish President Erdoğan in the area, according to the main opposition CHP.
A young Turkish woman accepted a marriage proposal tweeted by her boyfriend, whom she met on Twitter two years ago, after a thousand people “favorited” the tweet.
The mayor of a southern Turkish province has denied claims that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan canceled American journalist Steven Kinzer’s honorary citizenship over a recent critical article, while admitting that she herself made the decision for the same reason
Hürriyet Dünyası (Hürriyet World), Turkey’s largest media ecosystem, is the leader of its sector thanks to its investments in Big Data, which improved satisfaction of both its users and advertisers, said Vuslat Doğan Sabancı
Many Sephardic Jews in Turkey are now applying for Spanish citizenship in anticipation of a parliamentary bill expected to pass this month in Madrid, which would grant nationality to Jewish people who were expelled in 1492, during the Inquisition, according to a report by the New York Times on May 27
Around 40 Syrian Turkmens who have been living outside in a resort town in the southwestern Turkish province of Muğla were taken to another province by municipal police on May 25, following complaints from local shopkeepers and tourism companies
An Armenian foundation plans to demolish and rebuild Kamp Armen, an Armenian orphanage in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, after a controversial demolition plan was shelved, as the land owner said he would donate it to the Armenian community
At least three workers have been killed and two wounded in a blast at a cement factory near Ankara
An investigation has been launched into a primary school principal who was seen in a video throwing money over students who were successful in a competition
Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul on May 24
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