Unexpected calls to prayer from mosques in Turkey caught many off guard on the night of the attempted coup. An ethnomusicologist explains the political and social power of sound.
It may sound farfetched that a scholar living in Pennsylvania planned the overthrow of the Turkish government. But Turkey is demanding the U.S. extradite the Hizmet leader.
Quick measures by the central bank prevented a financial crisis, but investors are worried. Longer-term economic effects will depend on how long Erdogan's purge goes on.
In the space of two days, Turkey showed more diplomatic goodwill than it has in the last two years. Why?
A scholar who grew up in Turkey explains the important role Turkey's academics play and why, following the recent coup, the government went after them.
A professor at Ohio State surveyed Turkish citizens about their views on democracy. What he learned helps explain the current crisis in the EU wannabe.
Emergency laws can sometimes be the biggest threat to a state and its people.
The Turkish government is accusing the Gülen movement of being behind the recent coup attempt, but there are reasons to doubt the claim.
The U.S. State Department and the United Nations are spending big bucks to support the internet as a boon for democracy. But new research shows just providing access isn't enough.
President Erdoğan has described the failed coup as a 'gift from god'. And we can expect him to make the most of it.
Their president is notoriously authoritarian, yet the people of Turkey instantly took to the streets to defend him against the military.
Taking over a country by military force is much harder in this age of globalised rights.
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.
Boris Johnson, the man who led the Brexit campaign, has been appointed as the UK's chief diplomat. It has sent shudders down many spines, but does Africa need to worry?
The latest atrocity will accelerate President Erdogan assumption of executive powers in Turkey..
Three suicide bombers killed 42 at Turkey's busiest airport June 28. A scholar explains how Turkey's foreign policy blunders have made the country such a target for terrorist attacks.
Politically unstable and bordering the world's most violent and volatile region, Turkey is at risk of descending into civil war.
Carl Schmitt rejected the Nazis, but his political philosophy paved the way for the likes of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Follow the money behind the likes of Transparency International and a picture starts to emerge.
If this cruel proposal is all EU leaders can produce in response to mass human suffering, perhaps it's not a union worth saving.