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Turkey probes social network 'insults'

Turkish authorities are investigating people who allegedly insulted state officials or incited riots on social media, the deputy prime minister said Thursday, in a sign the government is intent on meting out punishment over the massive protests that swept the country in June.Full story

Turkish PM lashes out at protesters

Turkish police on Tuesday detained at least 20 people allegedly involved in violent protests, as the country's prime minister continued to lash out at protesters — and a BBC journalist — he claimed were part of a conspiracy to harm Turkey. Full story

Turkey Calls a Truce

  CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the unrest in Turkey, as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks with activists about a potential referendum to suspend a controversial development plan for Istanbul's Gezi Park.

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A Palestinian youth draped in a Turkish flag looks at the Gaza Seaport during a rally in support of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Gaza City June 18, 2013. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem (GAZA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)

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A demonstrator is detained by police during a demonstration in Kizilay square in Ankara on June 9, 2013. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on June 9 told supporters his patience "has a limit" as he went on the offensive against mass protests to his Islamic-rooted government's decade-long r

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine wave to supporters from inside a bus on their arrival in Ankara on June 9, 2013. Erdogan warned today that the patience of his Islamic-rooted government "has a limit" as mass protests against his decade-long rule raged for a 10th day.