The Open Government Partnership can play an important part by increasing trust among citizens and public accountability in Africa.
The Open Government Partnership promotes transparency, public accountability and civic participation in government to combat corruption. It is hoped South Africa will help it grow in Africa.
These two powers have lurched between friendship and war for centuries.
Russian jet shot down on November 24.
In the wake of Paris and the Russian jet incident, Europe is facing the mother of all challenges over security and refugees. Where does it go from here?
The Turkish Embassy in Moscow under siege.
The downing of Russia’s plane by Turkish military forces over the skies of the Syrian-Turkish border has added yet another layer of complexity to the vortex of conflict in the Middle East. Most of the…
Ready to go.
At an incredibly sensitive moment, the world's leaders are gathering in an incredibly sensitive country.
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.
Picturing the victims of the Ankara bombing at an anti-government protest.
Only radical change can prevent civil war in a country fractured by the actions of its own government.
Throw in the thrones and you’ve got an offer.
Turkey is to take in more refugees in exchange for relaxed visa rules – but what's the real cost?
Protesters in Paris speak out against attacks on the PKK.
Tensions between the two groups have hit breaking point in Turkey -- but both have large diaspora communities.
Protesters hold placards reading ‘we know who the killer is’.
Beleaguered president may about to receive an unequivical message from voters.
The shoes of a street vendor who died mark the site of the Ankara attack.
During the unrest of the 1990s, mysterious networks were said to have assassinated Kurdish fighters. Some believe they are still in operation.
Mourners demand answers in Ankara.
With a high-stakes election just weeks away, any number of suspects are in the frame.
Turkey's already illiberal democracy shows all the signs of slipping towards dictatorship. A civil war between its livid political factions could be next.
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?
East meets West: refugees cross from Turkey into Greece.
The refugee crisis that just arrived in Europe has been affecting Turkey for more than four years.
A Russian ship passes through the Bosphorus.
Airspace incursions are spilling over into wider tensions.
EPA/Russian Defence Ministry
Relations between the two countries, once cordial, have been strained by Russia's intervention in Syria.
Things are going from bad to worse in Turkey. Why – and where will it end?
Don’t even think about reporting this: police in Turkey.
By arresting foreign reporters in its turbulent south-east, Turkey sent yet another signal that inconvenient journalists are not welcome.
Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy is jailed for three years in Egypt.
The news that two British journalists and their unnamed Iraqi colleague were arrested and charged by the Turkish authorities [though released following publication of this article] for “engaging in terror…