Dutch riot police used water canons to break up a crowd of more than 1,000 pro-Erdogan demonstrators outside the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam last night.
In 2013, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Turkey to protest Erdogan’s authoritarian policies. The memory of those days is still present in the current presidential election campaign.
At least 52 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds injured during clashes with Israeli forces along the Gaza border. Protests amplified as the new US Embassy opened in Jerusalem.
Istanbul university students have been jailed for protesting against Turkish military action in neighboring Syria. Their supporters say the students simply demonstrated constitutionally protected free speech.
Wealthy EU nations have clashed with the European Commission, demanding a smaller EU budget. France has warned that cuts to agricultural subsidies were 'unacceptable.'
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