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Turkish Police Crack Down On Istanbul Pride Events

Added: 26.06.2017 21:30 | 2 views | 0 comments

Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at dozens of LGBT activists, who had gathered to hold a gay pride parade in defiance of an official ban from local authorities. This is the third year in a row that gay pride events were banned. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Laura Ozlen, one of the organizers of the march in Istanbul.

From: www.npr.org

Bahrain's FM in about-face over Turkish base in Qatar

Added: 26.06.2017 18:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

Sheikh Khalid says presence of foreign forces in Qatar will have consequences, apparently referring to Turkish soldiers.

From: www.aljazeera.com

'Not Afraid': Turkish Activists Defy Gay Pride Ban, Tear Gas

Added: 26.06.2017 18:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Activists gathered for a gay Pride march in Istanbul Sunday in defiance of a ban imposed by the city, promising: "We are not afraid."

From: www.nbcnews.com

Besiktas set sights on Arda Turan

Added: 26.06.2017 14:52 | 2 views | 0 comments

Turkish champions Besiktas are believed to be keen on Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan. The 30-year-old Turkish playmaker has endured a difficult season with the Catalan giants and is thought to be open for a summer move away from Camp Nou. Arda Turan is under contract with the Catalans until 2020 but his stay with La ...]

Tags: Turkey
From: www.soccernews.com

Bahrain accuses Qatar of military escalation in Gulf row

Added: 26.06.2017 10:41 | 8 views | 0 comments

Bahrain's foreign minister accused Qatar on Monday of creating a military escalation in a dispute with regional powers, in an apparent reference to Doha's decision to let more Turkish troops enter its territory.

Tags: Turkey, Money
From: www.dnaindia.com

Turkey prevents gay pride march

Added: 26.06.2017 7:47 | 9 views | 0 comments

ISTANBUL — Turkish authorities Sunday prevented an annual gay pride march from taking place in Istanbul. Citing concern for the “security of citizens and tourists” and “public order,” the...

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Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

Added: 26.06.2017 0:37 | 10 views | 0 comments

Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for an LGBT pride event in Istanbul, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.

From: www.dnaindia.com

Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

Added: 25.06.2017 21:00 | 11 views | 0 comments

Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for an LGBT pride event in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.

From: globalnews.ca

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