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[BREAKING] Reporting ‘breaking news’ banned in Turkey

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Turkey’s Supreme Council of Radio and Television (RTÜK) restricted broadcasting of ‘breaking news’ in Turkish televisions during the state of emergency rule. According to Birgün daily, officials from RTÜK told TV executives in a meeting on Wednesday that broadcasting of ‘breaking news’ especially with regards to ‘incidents threatening national security,’ …

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Amid Fistfights, Turkey’s Parliament Backs a New Constitution

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  Turkish lawmakers scuffled on Thursday after Aylin Nazliaka, center left, handcuffed herself to a microphone to protest proposed changes to the Constitution. CreditAdem Altan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Turkey’s Parliament approved a proposed Constitution that would cede even greater powers to the country’s president if endorsed in a national …

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