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  • Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan

    Turkish protesters said on Friday Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan had pledged hold off on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park until a court ruled on the project.

  • Turkey Calls a Truce

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the unrest in Turkey, as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan talks with activists about a potential referendum to suspend a controversial development plan for Istanbul's Gezi Park.

  • The Turkish government urged thousands of protesters to evacuate Taksim Gezi park

    Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday his patience had run out after almost two weeks of anti-government protests and gave a final warning to those occupying a central Istanbul park to leave.

  •  Emerging Markets Are Weakening: Pro

    Dan Scott, head of event driven research at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC the slowdown in growth in emerging markets has been pushing money back into developed markets.

  •  Turkish Protests Have No Political Affiliation: Expert

    Ziya Meral, turkey analyst, tells CNBC that the Turkish protestors are not aligned to any political parties so there will not be any change in voting patterns.

  • Will Turkey Find a Compromise?

    Turkey's ruling party says it's now willing to hold a referendum over the Istanbul development plan that started the recent protests, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Taksim Square Cleared After Battles Overnight

    Riot police cleared out Taksim Square after a series of clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, reports NBC's Richard Engel. Several hundred people are still camped out in that area.

  • Violence in Turkey Subdued But Volatile

    Daniel Dombey, Financial Times correspondent, provides insight on the unrest in Turkey, as police clear Taksim Square following skirmishes in Istanbul overnight.

  • Why the Calm Over Istanbul Is 'Uneasy'

    Can Ertuna, reporter for NTV, quotes Turkish protestors as saying that the group meeting with the Prime Minister does not represent them, and describes the calm over Istanbul as "uneasy".

  • Will Turkish Calm Last?

    After days of anti-government protests, the prime minister of Turkey is calling on demonstrators to withdraw from Istanbul's Gezi Park, reports NBC's Richard Engle.

  • Trouble in Turkey Confronts Leadership

    Is the Turkish government mishandling the violent protesting? Hugh Pope, International Crisis Group, provides perspective on the unrest, and weighs in on the political "U-turn" needed to curb the crisis.

  • Fed Uncertainty Stirs Market Volatility

    Derek Young, Fidelity Investments, and Doug Cote, ING Investment Management, explain how BOJ policy, and "taper talk," is creating market choppiness.

  • Turkish PM Not in 'Compromising Mood': Expert

    Joe Parkison, Istanbul bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, comments on last night's "intense clashes" in Istanbul and today's meeting between the Prime Minister and a group of protesters.

  • Turkish riot police fought running battles with pockets of protesters overnight, clearing the central Istanbul square that has been the focus of nearly two weeks of protests.

  • Turkey: 'We're In a New Act of this Drama'

    Hugh Pope, director of the Turkey/Cyprus project at the International Crisis Group, tells CNBC that the square is under control and some protestors are likely to enter talks with the government today.

  • Julie Dickson, EM Equity Portfolio Manager at Ashmore Investment Management, explains whether or not there's now a good entry point for Turkish exposure despite the political turmoil in the country.

  • Protesters Accuse Turkish PM of Being Authoritarian

    Protesters in Istanbul, Turkey, clashed with Turkish Police who used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowds, reports NBC's Richard Engel.

  • Tear Gas Fired On Turkish Protesters

    NBC's Richard Engel reports from Istanbul, Turkey, where some protesters are spending the night in Taksim Square.

  • Turkish PM Plans to Meet With Protestors

    Istanbul police will remain in Taksim Square until protesters are clear, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Protests Turn Ugly in Turkey

    Three deaths and almost 5,000 injuries have been reported in Turkey's protests, with CNBC's Mary Thompson. Police will remain in Taksim Square until protesters are clear.