Aug 11

Turkey to select new prime minister at end of August

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's governing party said Monday it will select a new prime minister at the end of August to replace Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who won the country's first direct presidential election in a historic vote.

A week after the Turkish government banned Twitter, authorities there moved to block online video-sharing site YouTube on Thursday. The Ankara, Turkey-based news organization Anadolu Agency reported that the national telecommunication authority had announced an “administrative block” on YouTube, though…

Mar 21

Turkish PM: ‘We’ll eradicate Twitter’

In a stunning move Friday, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned microblogging site Twitter across his country, in an attempt to quiet critics of his administration as it prepares for crucial elections later this month. Erdogan and his political…

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