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Turkish president Erdoğan unveils mosque on Taksim Square

Taksim Square, one of Istanbul’s most famous cultural battlegrounds and the scene of 2013 protests against the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has officially embraced

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Turkey’s leaders accused of ‘playing political games’ over Covid response

On a boiling hot day in Istanbul last July, hundreds of thousands of people gathered outside the Hagia Sophia to celebrate President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s

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Turkish court begins retrial over 2013 Gezi Park protests

A Turkish court has begun the retrial of the philanthropist Osman Kavala and 15 other people over their alleged role in nationwide protests in 2013,