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Outraged Turks take to Twitter to defy government ban

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Turkey's president led the country's Twitter users in defying a government ban on the social networking site that has been condemned by world leaders. 

A Turkish woman looks at her smartphone in the Eminonu district of Istanbul, with the Suleymaniye mosque in the background, on March 21, 2014

Opposition leaders said they would mount a legal challenge to the ban on the popular site, one of several that has been used to publish allegations of corruption in Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's inner circle.

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