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.
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.
After years of creeping authoritarianism, Turkey's president is now set up to take the reins in earnest.
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Whatever the result of Turkey's long-awaited vote on presidential powers, things will get worse before they get better.
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.
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.
Does the Turkish government have ulterior motives in its attempt to make Istanbul a global financial centre?
There is potential to transform the country into a pluralist and inclusive democracy.
The dear leader, c'est moi.
Turkey is sliding into autocracy – and the man at the helm seems keen to speed things up.
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In the space of two days, Turkey showed more diplomatic goodwill than it has in the last two years. Why?
Supporters of President Erdoğan protest against the failed coup in Istanbul’s Taksim Square.
Turkish higher education has got used to repression, but this is on another scale.
Alp Ozerdem reports from Turkey on a violent, thwarted attempt to take over the country by force. It was a bizarre night of botched announcements and presidential Facetime calls.
L'etat, c'est moi.
The latest atrocity will accelerate President Erdogan assumption of executive powers in Turkey..
AKP supporters cheer Turkey’s president, Recip Tayyip Erdogan.
After being humiliated at a summer election, Turkey's ruling party set about winning over the population with fear. It seems to have worked.
Tempers flare after the Ankara bomb attacks.
After a terrible summer of violence and political deadlock, things only seem to be getting worse for Turkey. Why?
Up in arms.
Turkey's political factions, hardly friends at the best of times, are more divided and mutually suspicious than ever.
An anti-government protest underway in Istanbul.
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Whatever the pretext, Turkey's latest push against the Kurds will do nobody any favours.
The new political kids on the block celebrate.
The June 7 elections were no doubt one of the most critical in modern Turkish history.
HDP supporters gear up for the vote.
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With plans to shake up democracy, it's no wonder the HDP is being compared to Syriza and Podemos.