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Turkish Government in fresh bid to control social media

Turkey stepped up its campaign to control social media by banning Facebook, Twitter and YouTube from showing images of a prosecutor who was taken hostage and killed last week.

While the companies complied, Facebook and Twitter said they would appeal … Read More

Uighurs flee China for Turkey in search of peace

Many of the hundreds of ethnic Uighurs who have fled China illegally to escape religious persecution and discrimination have made harrowing journeys to reach Turkey. But those who have finally settled in state housing in the city of Kayseri, in … Read More

Turkey orders Facebook to block pages insulting the Prophet Mohammed

A court has threatened to cut off Facebook across Turkey if the US tech giant does not block a number of pages which it believes insult the Prophet Mohammed. The ruling passed on Sunday was followed by a request by a … Read More