The US has welcomed the result of the Turkish constitutional referendum. Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan said the result meant the country had 'crossed a historic threshold toward advanced democracy and the supremacy of law'. Matthew Brunwasser reports.
Syrian Military defectors in Turkey talk about the role of the military in the uprising. Divisions within the military are deepening over violence against civilians. Orders to shoot protesters are enforced with executions.
Turkish pianist Fazil Say appeared in an Istanbul court Thursday to defend himself against charges he insulted Islam on Twitter. Researcher Zeynep Tufekci tells host Marco Werman Say's tweets did not seem that offensive by Turkey's standards.
Turkey is no stranger to TV and internet censorship. But recently, a controversy erupted over a call to censor a book on Turkey's recommended reading list for students. The book was John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men."
Hundreds of Turks staged a protest against the government's plan to pave over an Istanbul park to build a shopping mall. Reporter Dalia Mortada tells anchor Marco Werman about how the protests have morphed and changed over the past several days.
Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled their war-torn country in hopes of safety in neighboring countries. But for Syrians of Palestinian descent, they find they're not as welcome in neighboring Jordan as native Syrians.