Turkish authorities detained Tuesday at least 8 police officers, among them intelligence officials and deputy police chiefs.
Video-sharing platform YouTube filed on Monday a complaint with the Turkish Constitutional Court against the blocking of its services which the country reinstated over the weekend.
Access to the website has been blocked for a second consecutive day, after a ban preventing its use in Turkey was lifter on April 4 and revised on April 5, The World Bulletin has reported.
Dozens of Turks and Bosnians celebrated Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in Sunday’s local elections by gathering to celebrate in Ilidza in Sarajevo and driving through the city honking their car horns and waving AK (Justice and Development) Party flags alongside those of Turkey and Bosnia.
Turkey restricted access to Twitter hours after prime minister, Recep Erdogan, threatened to shut down the platform after users published claims of corruption against him.
Users reported on Friday that they were forwarded from twitter.com to a statement from Turkey's telecoms regulator, TIB, which cited court orders for the site's apparent closure.
Turkey could block access to social media such as YouTube and Facebook, its Prime Minister announced on Thursday.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan added the measure could be approved and enacted after local elections, which will be held on March 30, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reported, citing a live interview aired on TV channel ATV.
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