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Turkey Lifts Ban On Social Networking Sites

In a fresh development, Twitter has agreed to Turkey’s request to remove photographs of a prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants. This ended a ban on the social networking site. YouTube, which authorities also banned after an Istanbul court ordered social media to remove any content showing the kidnapped prosecutor, remained blocked as the

Turkey Blocks YouTube

Turkey has reportedly banned the You Tube after an audio recording of Turkish officials discussing Syria appeared on YouTube. It relates to a discussion of possible military operations in Syria, which was apparently attended by Turkey’s intelligence chief, its foreign minister and the deputy head of the armed forces. Some users, however, found access blocked