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10 Jun 2019
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Twitter, Facebook and YouTube were functioning normally in Turkey on Tuesday after Ankara lifted a ban it imposed on them over images of a Turkish prosecutor killed in a hostage standoff...
8 Apr 2015
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkish women took to social networks on Wednesday (13 August) to post pictures of shoes in a new viral campaign against sexism inspired by MP Aylin Nazliaka whose incendiary speech to parliament went viral on social networks this week.
14 Aug 2014
ANKARA TURKEY: Turkish authorities arrested scores of senior police officers on suspicion of illegally eavesdropping on top officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
24 Jul 2014
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkey has finally lifted a controversial ban on YouTube, days after the country's top court ruled that it breached the right to free speech.
4 Jun 2014
ANKARA, TURKEY: Popular video-sharing site YouTube remained blocked in Turkey over the weekend despite the country's top court ruling that the blanket ban contravened the right to free speech.
2 Jun 2014
ANKARA, TURKEY: Turkey's government said it would keep its block on YouTube in place despite two separate courts ordering the ban be lifted.
11 Apr 2014
ANKARA, TURKEY: Turkey vowed action on Friday against the source of a bugged recording of a security meeting on Syria leaked on YouTube, labelling it a conspiratorial "plot" ahead of key local elections.
1 Apr 2014
ANKARA, TURKEY: Turkey's defiant Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a blistering new attack on social media on Sunday, 23 March, after his government banned Twitter just days before crucial local elections.
24 Mar 2014
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013
Mobile phone operator MTN has increased its subscriber numbers by 3.2% in the first quarter 2013 and now has 195.4m users of its service in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
26 Apr 2013
ANKARA, TURKEY: A group of Internet hackers appeared before an Ankara court on Monday (26 November) on charges of terrorism, the first time alleged cyber criminals have been put on trial in Turkey, local media reported.
26 Nov 2012
WARSAW, POLAND: Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Mobile on Wednesday launched operations in Central Europe offering a prepaid service in Poland and aims to expand its mobile telephony presence in the region.
23 Aug 2012
Turkish cellphone operator Turkcell has filed a US$4.2bn (R32.45bn) lawsuit in a US court against MTN over alleged corruption in a deal in Iran, the companies said yesterday.
30 Mar 2012