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Turkey lifts `unconstitutional` Twitter ban

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 15:35

Turkey has officially lifted its ban on Twitter.

Turkey lifts controversial Twitter ban

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 22:37

Turkey lifted a much-criticised block on Twitter on Thursday, 24 hours after its highest court had overturned the ban as a breach of the right to free speech.

Turkey urged to lift Twitter ban after court ruling

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 13:25

The U.S. State Department called on Ankara to quickly lift a ban on Twitter after Turkey`s top court ruled blocking access to the social-media website violated freedom of expression and individual rights.

Turkish court reverses Twitter ban after lawsuit over political freedom of speech challenged

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 16:03

Almost a week of ban in Turkey, Twitter filed a lawsuit against the country`s government for restricting political freedom of speech, compelling the court to stay execution of the ban.

Turkish court orders lifting of Twitter ban

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 16:47

A Turkish court Wednesday ordered the lifting of last week`s Twitter ban imposed after audio recordings implicating Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a wide-ranging corruption scandal spread via the social media site.

Twitter battle in Turkey escalates after govt bans Google service

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 16:52

The Turkish government`s move of banning access to a Google service that allowed citizens to tweet, inspite of an already existing ban, has reportedly escalated the country`s fight over Net censorship.

Turkish users fight against govt. ban on Twitter

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 12:21

Graffiti displaying ' DNS' has been spotted around Turkey, helping spread the word to citizens.

Twitter ban raises specter of broader social media clampdown

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 11:30

The ban, which has proven to be not entirely effective, is the latest effort by a government to squash critical comments that flow freely over online social networks.

Twitter hopes service restored soon in Turkey

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 09:44

Twitter Inc said on Friday it hopes access to its social media service in Turkey will be restored soon, a day after it was blocked by the country`s government.

Turkey`s Twitter ban appears to backfire

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 09:42

The global Internet community rallied to help Twitter users in Turkey circumvent a block on the popular messaging service on Friday, as some experts said Ankara`s efforts were backfiring.

US slams Turkey`s Twitter ban

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 03:42

The United States on Friday hit out at Turkey`s banning of the online social network Twitter and urged Ankara to restore access to what it called "basic communication tools."

Iran won`t unblock Facebook, Twitter: Official

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 10:26

Iran does not plan to unblock Facebook and Twitter for the general public even if some top government officials use it, the minister of telecommunications and information technology said today.