With his one-man grip on the Turkish state increasingly secure, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has spent a year fighting for every populist cause he can.
Twitter logo mod from graffiti seen on a wall during protests in Turkey in July 2013.
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In Turkey, Twitter has become a dangerous platform, with some seven people detained daily for posting anti-government messages.
Erdogan and Trump getting theoretical.
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The leaders of Turkey and India have plenty in common.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan recently met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Other regions may be helpful to Erdoğan for a short time, but they cannot substitute the economic and political contributions Turkey requires of Europe.
Here goes: Kurdish people in south-eastern Turkey vote in the constitutional referendum.
With President Erdoğan increasingly empowered, the 'Kurdish question' is at the forefront once again.
‘We don’t recognise this illegitimate referendum’
This referendum is the first time in the democratic history of Turkey that an election has been seen as illegitimate by not only domestic contenders, but by international observers as well.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been a central figure in linking the Gallipoli campaign with Islamic conceptualisations of the Turkish nation.
The Gallipoli campaign has, in recent years, increasingly become part of the culture wars in Turkey associated with the rise of political Islam.
Erdogan after the referendum, April 16, 2017.
How a once trustworthy NATO ally, an aspiring EU candidate and an emerging power came to be ruled by one strong man.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan and his wife Emine greet supporters near Tarabya mansion in Istanbul.
Experts agree that Turkey is even further polarised after contested unofficial results show President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won the right to expand his powers.
After years of creeping authoritarianism, Turkey's president is now set up to take the reins in earnest.
Is Erdoğan (on the right) projecting himself as the next Atatürk (on the left), modern Turkey’s revered founding father?
Turkey's referendum could lead to a tremendous change in the country's political development, leading to an extremely autocratic regime.
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Whatever the result of Turkey's long-awaited vote on presidential powers, things will get worse before they get better.
The Merkez mosque in the Kreuzberg neighbourhood of Berlin is run by Turkey’s Dinayet agency, like 900 other mosques in Germany.
The religious arm of Turkey's government, Dinayet, has European authorities up in arms after leaked documents suggested the agency was engaged in international espionage.
Turkey may soon become one of the few countries in the history of democracy to vote for the death of democracy.
If the 'yes' vote prevails in this month's constitutional referendum, the Turkish people may be in the rare position of democratically approving the death of their own democracy.
A diplomatic row with the Netherlands over campaigning abroad shows how the Turkish government is changing its strategy.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
This year may be a critical turning point for Syria and the five-year civil war, at least for the Assad regime, which is…
A Turkish soldier watches the border line between Turkey and Syria near the southeastern village of Besarslan, in Hatay province, Turkey.
Caught out by the side effects of the Syrian civil war and deteriorating relations with the EU and the US, Turkey now appears to be in search of South-South cooperation.
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.