TURKEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TURKEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Turkish jet downs Syrian warplane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57721133-68/syrian-turkish-border-syria.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57721133-68/syrian-turkish-border-syria.html.csp">Turkish jet downs Syrian warplane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DESMOND BUTLER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALBERT AJI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T22:13:02.421-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Istanbul • Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane Sunday after it violated the country’s airspace, Turkey’s prime minister said, in a move likely to ramp up tensions between two countries already deeply at odds over Syria’s civil war. A spokesman for Syria’s military confirmed the incident, denouncing it as a “blatant aggression.” The unnamed spokesman quoted on Syrian state TV said the plane was hit while pursuing gunmen near the border, and that the pilot safely ejected from the airc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577211332014-03-23T22:13:02.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T22:13:02.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57721133@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:13:02 MDT Utahns honor teen who died after being injured in Turkey protests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57720028-78/lake-salt-died-protests.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57720028-78/lake-salt-died-protests.html.csp">Utahns honor teen who died after being injured in Turkey protests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T21:10:12.744-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Members of the Salt Lake Turkish community on Sunday commemorated last week’s death of a 15-year-old boy in Turkey. Berkin Elvan was buying bread for his family when he was struck by a tear gas capsule shot by Turkish police in 2013 during anti-government protests; he died after months in a coma. Turkish Utahns honored the boy by placing flowers at the Christmas Box Angel in the Salt Lake City Cemetery.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57720028@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:10:12 MDT Turkey’s attempt to muzzle Twitter may have backfired http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712960-68/turkey-twitter-ban-turkish.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712960-68/turkey-twitter-ban-turkish.html.csp">Turkey’s attempt to muzzle Twitter may have backfired</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUZAN FRASER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T13:12:24.449-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ankara, Turkey • Turkey’s attempt to block access to Twitter appeared to backfire on Friday with many tech-savvy users circumventing the ban and suspicions growing that the prime minister was using court orders to suppress corruption allegations against him and his government. Turkey’s telecommunications authority said it had blocked access to the social media network hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “rip out the roots” of the website. Tweets have proliferated with l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57712960@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:12:24 MDT