A protestor with a gas mask uses a mobile phone to read the news on social media as demonstrators gather at midnight Thursday in Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Park.
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June 13, 2013 Talking tough, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the situation at Taksim Square would be resolved in 24 hours.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier today in Ankara.
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June 26, 2012 Expressing his nation's "rage" over the shooting down of a fighter jet by Syrian forces, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns his neighbor that its forces may be treated as threats if they approach the countries' border.
Turkeyish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his address today in Ankara.
November 22, 2011 "Fighting your own people until the death is not heroism, it's cowardice," Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said today in a message aimed at the Syrian leader.
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