Anti-government protesters in Turkey are defiant despite the police sweeping through a camp in Istanbul. They're vowing to keep up the pressure on Prime Minister Erdogan, who has largely dismisssed their demands.
Turkey has arrested a journalist in its investigation against a "conspiracy" against military officers. Mehmet Baransu was also detained in December for criticizing a presidential adviser.
Turkey's parliament has again erupted into violence over a government bill that would give police further powers in handling protesters. The law would allow the use of firearms, and conduct searches without warrants.
Turkey welcomes private investors in the fields of art and culture, but artists feel oppressed by the government. Beyond censorship and commercial speculation, an alternative art scene offers some hope.
The Turkish prime minister has condemned the violent murder of a student who resisted sexual assault. For thousands of enraged demonstrators, the crime highlights Turkey's problem with violence against women.
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