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A woman reacts while walking among the ruins of damaged buildings following heavy fighting between government troops and Kurdish fighters, on March 2, 2016 in the southeastern Turkey Kurdish town of Cizre, near the border with Syria and Iraq. Thousands in Turkey's Kurdish-majority town of Cizre started returning to their homes today after authorities partially lifted a curfew in place since December for a controversial military operation to root out separatist rebels. (Photo by Yasin Akgül/AFP Photo)

A woman reacts while walking among the ruins of damaged buildings following heavy fighting between government troops and Kurdish fighters, on March 2, 2016 in the southeastern Turkey Kurdish town of Cizre, near the border with Syria and Iraq. Thousands in Turkey's Kurdish-majority town of Cizre started returning to their homes today after authorities partially lifted a curfew in place since December for a controversial military operation to root out separatist rebels. (Photo by Yasin Akgül/AFP Photo)
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03 Mar 2016 11:29:00
People protect themselves behind a trash can as anti-riot olice fires water cannon to disperse thousands of people demonstrating following the death of Berkin Elvan, a teenage boy wounded in mass anti-government demonstrations last year, on March 11, 2014 near the Middle East Technical University (ODTU) in Ankara. (Photo by Adem Altan/AFP Photo)

People protect themselves behind a trash can as anti-riot olice fires water cannon to disperse thousands of people demonstrating following the death of Berkin Elvan, a teenage boy wounded in mass anti-government demonstrations last year, on March 11, 2014 near the Middle East Technical University (ODTU) in Ankara. Elvan's story – he spent 269 days in a coma – gripped the nation and became a symbol of the heavy-handed tactics used by police to reign in the biggest demonstrations against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan since he came to power in 2003. (Photo by Adem Altan/AFP Photo)
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13 Mar 2014 09:23:00
The death of Berkin Elvan -- a Turkish teenager who died after being hit by a tear-gas canister on his way to buy a loaf of bread during last summer's Gezi protests-- has once again fed anti-government sentiment in the country.

The death of Berkin Elvan - a Turkish teenager who died after being hit by a tear-gas canister on his way to buy a loaf of bread during last summer's Gezi protests-- has once again fed anti-government sentiment in the country.
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29 May 2014 15:56:00
Women, with traditional clothes, collect rose petals at a rose field during rose harvesting season in Isparta, Turkey on June 17, 2020. The collected roses are exported to world wide known perfume factories, especially French companies, after the some process at the factories. Women wear traditional clothes to promote rose harvest with the support of Isparta Municipality. (Photo by Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Women, with traditional clothes, collect rose petals at a rose field during rose harvesting season in Isparta, Turkey on June 17, 2020. The collected roses are exported to world wide known perfume factories, especially French companies, after the some process at the factories. Women wear traditional clothes to promote rose harvest with the support of Isparta Municipality. (Photo by Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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04 Jul 2020 00:03:00
Rope access technicians carry out maintenance service on wind turbines including repairs, blade inspections and cleaning in Izmir, Turkey on February 19, 2021. In Turkey, where investments in renewable energy has increased, there are wind tribunes over 3,500. Turbines, where huge cranes and high platforms are used during the installation phase, require routine maintenance and repair work in certain periods. Technicians, who arrive at the wind park, stop the turbines to be maintained and repaired and the field mission of rope access technicians begins. The work of crews descending from a height of approximately 100 meters to perform maintenance and repair work take approximately 1 hour on each wing. (Photo by Mahmut Serdar Alakus/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Rope access technicians carry out maintenance service on wind turbines including repairs, blade inspections and cleaning in Izmir, Turkey on February 19, 2021. In Turkey, where investments in renewable energy has increased, there are wind tribunes over 3,500. (Photo by Mahmut Serdar Alakus/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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26 Feb 2021 11:29:00
Medics help a rescued miner after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, a Turkish official said. Twenty people were rescued from the mine but one later died in the hospital, Soma administrator Mehmet Bahattin Atci told reporters. The town is 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul. The death toll was expected to rise. (Photo by AP Photo/Depo Photos)

Medics help a rescued miner after an explosion and fire at a coal mine killed at least 17 miners and left up to 300 workers trapped underground, in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, a Turkish official said. Twenty people were rescued from the mine but one later died in the hospital, Soma administrator Mehmet Bahattin Atci told reporters. The town is 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul. The death toll was expected to rise. (Photo by AP Photo/Depo Photos)
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14 May 2014 07:26:00
A woman wearing a mask to help protect against the spread of coronavirus, tries to communicate with Efe, a cat living in Kugulu public garden, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, November 30, 2020.Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced Monday the most widespread lockdown so far amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, extending curfews to weeknights and full lockdowns over weekends. (Photo by Burhan Ozbilici/AP Photo)

A woman wearing a mask to help protect against the spread of coronavirus, tries to communicate with Efe, a cat living in Kugulu public garden, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, November 30, 2020.Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced Monday the most widespread lockdown so far amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, extending curfews to weeknights and full lockdowns over weekends. (Photo by Burhan Ozbilici/AP Photo)
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29 Dec 2020 00:03:00
Female military officers of Gendarmerie Special Public Security Command (JOAK) attend an exercise in Ankara, Turkey on March 6, 2020. Female gendarmeries give “There is nothing that a woman cannot achieve if she wants”. message with their difficult tasks ahead of the International Women's Day. (Photo by Mustafa Murat Kaynak/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Female military officers of Gendarmerie Special Public Security Command (JOAK) attend an exercise in Ankara, Turkey on March 6, 2020. Female gendarmeries give “There is nothing that a woman cannot achieve if she wants”. message with their difficult tasks ahead of the International Women's Day. (Photo by Mustafa Murat Kaynak/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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18 Mar 2020 00:05:00