April 1, 2014
Ankara, Turkey
Supporters of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan turn on their mobile phones as they celebrate their election victory in front of the party headquarters  (via Telegraph)

Ankara, Turkey

Supporters of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan turn on their mobile phones as they celebrate their election victory in front of the party headquarters  (via Telegraph)

March 30, 2014
Istanbul, Turkey
A picture provided by the Turkish Prime Minister’s press office shows thousands of supporters of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) cheering Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during an election campaign rally (via Telegraph)

Istanbul, Turkey

A picture provided by the Turkish Prime Minister’s press office shows thousands of supporters of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) cheering Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during an election campaign rally (via Telegraph)

March 29, 2014
Erzurum, Turkey
Haci Kilic with his 1.5 metre-long moustache in his barbershop in Erzurum, Turkey. Kilic has not cut it for 30 years and wraps his moustache around his head when he works (via Guardian)

Erzurum, Turkey

Haci Kilic with his 1.5 metre-long moustache in his barbershop in Erzurum, Turkey. Kilic has not cut it for 30 years and wraps his moustache around his head when he works (via Guardian)

March 14, 2014
Ankara, Turkey
An anti-government protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask gestures behind a barricade that they set on fire during a demonstration (via Telegraph)

Ankara, Turkey

An anti-government protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask gestures behind a barricade that they set on fire during a demonstration (via Telegraph)

March 14, 2014
Turkey: Istanbul Protesters Take ‘Ellen Selfie’ from the Back of a Police Van

It seems there is no limit to the copycats of Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars selfie, with protestors in Istanbul getting in on the act during clashes in the Turkish city.



The group even managed to top the chat show host in terms of numbers, cramming 14 people into the shot compared to Ellen’s 12, which was taken in an environment much less glamorous than Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater: the back of a police van. (via Independent)

Turkey: Istanbul Protesters Take ‘Ellen Selfie’ from the Back of a Police Van

It seems there is no limit to the copycats of Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars selfie, with protestors in Istanbul getting in on the act during clashes in the Turkish city.

The group even managed to top the chat show host in terms of numbers, cramming 14 people into the shot compared to Ellen’s 12, which was taken in an environment much less glamorous than Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater: the back of a police van. (via Independent)

March 13, 2014

Teenager’s Death Sparks Riots in Turkish Cities

Tensions are running high in Turkey after Berkin Elvan, a Turkish teenager, died nine months after slipping into a coma from being hit by a police tear-gas canister during anti-government protests. (via Telegraph)

March 12, 2014
Istanbul, Turkey
Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull, during an anti-government protest in Kadikoy district (via Telegraph)

Istanbul, Turkey

Riot policemen shield themselves as fireworks thrown by protesters explode next to the statue of a bull, during an anti-government protest in Kadikoy district (via Telegraph)

March 11, 2014
Eskisehir, Turkey
Turkish riot police detain one of the protesters marching through the election rally of Turkey’s ruling Ak Party (AKP) to protest against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (via Reuters)

Eskisehir, Turkey

Turkish riot police detain one of the protesters marching through the election rally of Turkey’s ruling Ak Party (AKP) to protest against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (via Reuters)

March 10, 2014
Ankara, Turkey
Demonstrators take cover from a police water cannon as fireworks explode around them during a protest against the opening of a new road encompassing a part of the Middle East Technical University campus (via Telegraph)

Ankara, Turkey

Demonstrators take cover from a police water cannon as fireworks explode around them during a protest against the opening of a new road encompassing a part of the Middle East Technical University campus (via Telegraph)

March 2, 2014
Istanbul, Turkey
Inside the Hagia Sofia (via Everything Everywhere)

Istanbul, Turkey

Inside the Hagia Sofia (via Everything Everywhere)

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