Twitter complies with Turkey's request, ban lifted

April 6, 2015 8:53 PM

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Twitter complies with Turkey's request, ban lifted

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twitter has complied with Turkey's request to remove photographs of a prosecutor held at gunpoint by far-left militants, an official said on Monday, and a ban on it ended hours after being imposed.

YouTube, which authorities also banned after an Istanbul court ordered social media to remove any content showing the kidnapped prosecutor, remained blocked late on Monday as talks with it continued, the official said.

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