Turkey Triggered State of Emergency

Turkey Triggered State of Emergency

On July 20, 2016, Turkey triggered a three-month state of emergency due to the July 15, violent coup attempt. According to CNN, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the decision to the nation, after meeting with the National Security Council and the Council of Ministers, who approved the recommendation. Turkey Shocked by a Coup Attempt Turkey […]

Worker’s Day in Istanbul Creates Conflict Between Police and Protestors

Worker’s Day in Istanbul Creates Conflict Between Police and Protestors

In Istanbul, Turkey, on May 1, 2016, the police confronted illegal protesters in Taksim Square. According to Reuters, there were several hundred people pushing to get into the square in protest. The Turkish authorities used tear gas and water cannons in response to those who chose to confront the police. In preparation for the protest, […]

Turkey Car Bombing Leaves 37 Dead [Update]

Turkey Car Bombing Leaves 37 Dead [Update]

According to the BBC, there was a car bomb that exploded in Ankara, Turkey’s capital on Monday, March 14, 2016. Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu reported the death toll of 37 people. Additionally, 71 people are being attended to in the hospital. The BBC reported that the explosion wounded more than 100 people. This latest explosion […]

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