- Turkish president rules out job swap with Erdogan Updated: Apr-18-14 8:23 am
- Turkey increases spy agency's powers Updated: Apr-17-14 2:26 pm
- After Sochi, IOC turns attention to delays in Rio Updated: Apr-07-14 4:32 am
- In Turkey's local elections, all eyes on Erdogan Updated: Mar-28-14 4:43 pm
- Turkish TV linked to opposition has license pulled Updated: Mar-27-14 9:19 am
- Swedish foreign minister: Twitter ban is stupid Updated: Mar-22-14 8:49 am
- US urges Turkey to restore access to Twitter Updated: Mar-21-14 3:46 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's parliament on Thursday approved a bill that increases the powers and immunities of the country's spy agency. It's the latest in a string of moves that critics say is undermining the country's democracy.
With the Sochi Olympics behind them, IOC leaders are gathering in Turkey this week amid growing alarm over Brazil's troubled preparations for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
ISTANBUL - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been ensnared in a corruption scandal that has toppled four Cabinet ministers. He has provoked outrage at home and abroad with an attempt to block Twitter and YouTube. His incessant us-against-them rhetoric and conspiracy theories have alienated allies. Meanwhile, the Turkish Lira has fallen, interest rates are up and the Turkish economy has fallen off a cliff.
ANKARA, Turkey - A television station linked to opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkish authorities have withdrawn its license to broadcast nationally just days before crucial local elections.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Sweden's foreign minister has taken to Twitter to tell Turkey its efforts to block access to the social media network were "stupid."
WASHINGTON - The United States is urging Turkey to restore access to Twitter.