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June 12th, 2013
12:24 PM ET

Protester: Park belongs to the people

One of the protesters in Istanbul's Gezi Park explains why she became involved and what Turkish leaders should do next.

RELATED STORY: Turkey's challenge: Find compromise before violence expands


Filed under: Turkey
June 12th, 2013
11:30 AM ET

Turkish police send tear gas into crowd

CNN's Nick Paton Walsh grabs a gas mask as Turkish police officers spray Istanbul's Taksim Square with tear gas.

RELATED STORY: Protest leaders bail out of talks with Turkish PM after clashes


Filed under: Nick Paton Walsh • Turkey
January 18th, 2012
08:51 AM ET

Perry defends verbal attacks on Turkey

Gov. Rick Perry tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer he is standing by comments that Turkey is run by Islamic terrorists.

RELATED STORY: Turkey responds angrily to Perry remarks


Filed under: 2012 election • Interviews • Rick Perry • Turkey • Wolf Blitzer
November 9th, 2011
05:22 PM ET

Earthquake rocks eastern Turkey

(CNN) – A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was 16 kilometers (9 miles) south of the town of Van, the USGS said, and its depth was 4.8 kilometers (3 miles). The quake hit at 9:23 p.m. (2:23 p.m. ET), it said.

At least 18 buildings have collapsed in Van, including two hotels and one school, according to Turkish state broadcaster TRT.

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Filed under: Chad Myers • earthquake • Turkey