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  • Turkish Court Rules Against Twitter Ban But Block Remains In Place

    A Turkish court ruled on Wednesday that the government could not ban Twitter and ordered the Turkish Telecommunications Authority to stop blocking the service. But it is still not clear if or when Twitter will be restored in the country. Turkey's...
  • Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use

    Turkish court suspends government ban on Twitter use
    ISTANBUL, Turkey -- A Turkish court on Wednesday suspended a controversial ban on Twitter following an appeal even as the site’s lawyers pursue separate legal action against the government's shutdown order, local media reports. Senior members of...
  • YouTube Blocked in Turkey

    The government of Turkey on Thursday blocked access to YouTube -- a week after taking similar action to ban Twitter -- after a two-part video was uploaded to the vidsite purportedly disclosing secret military talks about Turkey taking action against...
  • Twitter users protest after Turkey allegedly blocks service

    Twitter users protest after Turkey allegedly blocks service
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter said it is looking into reports that its service has been blocked in Turkey. The company published a message on its service Thursday telling users in Turkey that they could send Tweets using mobile phone text messaging....
  • Turkey Blocks Twitter, Prime Minister Plans to 'Eradicate' it

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a move that attracted international attention on Thursday -- much of it on the web. At a rally in Bursa, Erdogan pledged to do away with Twitter completely, taking the social media platform from the...
  • Turkish President And Thousands in Turkey Are Bypassing Twitter Ban

    Turkish President Abdullah Gul on Friday tweeted his disagreement with Turkey's Twitter ban, enacted Thursday by the country's Internet watchdog after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pictured) vowed to close down the social media platform which was a...
  • Turkey tries to block Twitter, is met with worldwide ridicule

    GAZIENTEP, Turkey – A government attempt to block access to Twitter in Turkey drew international criticism and widespread ridicule on Friday, much of it online. The flap, which also exacerbated a growing split between president Abdullah Gul and...
  • Twitter madness: Record usage reported after Turkey blocks access

    In case there were any doubts about Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s slide into authoritarianism, they disappeared in one fell tweet Thursday when the government blocked access to the Twitter social media site. Though in the end, the move may...
  • Turkish Films Feted at LA Fest

    Last year's opening screening at the Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival, "The Butterfly's Dream," turned out to be the North American premiere of the film that became Turkey's entry for the 2013 foreign-language film Oscar race. This year's edition of the...
  • Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit

    Glendale City Council denounces anti-statue lawsuit
    In City Council chambers packed with about 100 people, Glendale council members said they were not fazed by a lawsuit filed last week in federal district court asking a judge to remove a city statue honoring women victimized by the Japanese Army during...
  • L.V. Sportsman's Show brought fellowship

    Between people talking trout and turkeys last weekend, the Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds was the place to be to get excited about the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons. From seminars on using flintlock and inline rifles for hunting, wild...