Outrage in Turkey after Facebook blocks Islamist pages and hacking groups

Islamists across Turkey are taking to Twitter to protest against the closure of several fundamentalist Facebook groups and pages. Conservative Turks, who represent a...

Twitter and Facebook throttled in Turkey after third Ankara bombing

The TurkeyBlocks internet censorship monitoring team has confirmed that Turkish ISPs have once again censored Twitter and Facebook, following a third major explosion in Ankara at...

Twitter and Facebook Restricted in Turkey following Ankara bombing

Internet censorship monitoring service TurkeyBlocks has confirmed that Turkish ISPs including TTNet have censored Twitter and Facebook by means of bandwidth throttling. The new blocks came...

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Turkey shuts down TIB internet surveillance and censorship bureau

Turkey has formally shut down its Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication (TIB) as part of an ongoing crackdown on groups and individuals allegedly involved in the 15...

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Startups face new uncertainties as PayPal announces Turkey withdrawal

Turkish online shoppers and retailers face isolation from the international community following an announcement that the operations of PayPal, the global e-commerce payments provider, will cease operations in...

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Twitter and Facebook throttled in Turkey after third Ankara bombing

The TurkeyBlocks internet censorship monitoring team has confirmed that Turkish ISPs have once again censored Twitter and Facebook, following a third major explosion in Ankara at...

Over 200 Istanbul Flights Cancelled Due to Bad Weather

Turkish national carrier Turkish Airlines has announced the cancellation of 246 flights to and from Istanbul due to severe weather conditions and predicted snow. Both of Istanbul's main...

Startups face new uncertainties as PayPal announces Turkey withdrawal

Turkish online shoppers and retailers face isolation from the international community following an announcement that the operations of PayPal, the global e-commerce payments provider, will cease operations in...

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for deadly Ankara terror attack

A terror group linked to outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK), today claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack that killed...

Hashtag explained: #Freedom4Academics4Peace

This somewhat unwieldy hashtag, trending on Twitter for several hours, has been organised by supporters of a group of three scholars imprisoned in Turkey after...

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Turkey to boost surveillance and signals intelligence capacity with new National...

Turkey has outlined plans to divide its MIT intelligence unit into separate foreign and domestic agencies, part of a reform intended to support the...

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