A protester sits in front of a police line blocking access to the courthouse in Silivri, near Istanbul, on Monday, where clashes erupted after the court handed down sentences in the Ergenekon trial of 275 people accused of plotting to overthrow the government Read more
Turkish riot police clash with protesters following verdicts in the Ergenekon trial in Silivri, near Istanbul, one of the most politically charged trials in the country’s history
Ali Fuat Kalkan, a former Turkish screenwriter, enjoys his evening cigarette as he sits in a small alleyway in downtown Istanbul, Turkey.
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A woman walks past an anarchy sign as she covers her face to protect herself from the tear gas fired by riot police during a protest in Istiklal Avenue in Istanbul. Turkish riot police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon to block demonstrators from entering a small Istanbul park, the birthplace of the unrest that has engulfed the country
Portugal’s Joao Mario, right, and Ghana’s Richmond Niketiah jump for the ball during their Under-20 World Cup round football match at the Kadir Has Stadium in Kayseri, Turkey
A rain soaked couple dances as a pianist is playing in Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey on Friday. Read more
Turkish riot police rest in front of a damaged bank at Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey on Wednesday. Turkish police took up posts around Taksim Square, a day after continuous clashes in which police tried to clear the central plaza of anti-government protesters. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was to meet later with a group of public figures and artists to discuss two weeks of protests against his government.
A protester stands defiantly in front of burning wreckage during a clash with Turkish riot police at Taksim Square in Istanbul on Tuesday evening. Read more
A protester throws a Molotov cocktail at riot police during clashes that raged for more than two hours in Taksim Square, Istanbul, on Tuesday. Read more
A man sits alone after Friday prayers in Kocatepe Camisi mosque in Ankara, Turkey, on Friday Read more