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Turkey gov’t blocks access to Wikipedia

Users trying to access online encyclopaedia via Turkish internet providers receive ‘connection timed out’ error message. Turkey has blocked Wikipedia, the country’s telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law that allows it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. The move is likely ...

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EU observer in Turkey condemns referendum as neither fair nor free

European delegation ‘deeply worried’ as opposition calls for result to be annulled. Fears the Yes vote in Turkey’s referendum which granted far-reaching new powers to Turkey’s President may have been unfairly influenced in his favour have been heightened by criticism from an EU observer sent as an impartial witness. Opposition ...

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