Tensions are high, but a Russian invasion is highly unlikely.
Strasbourg officials are within their right to allow public funds to be used to build what may be the largest mosque in Europe. But that hasn’t stopped the backlash
President Recep Erdogan and independent central banks are not compatible.
Turkey has withdrawn from a convention to protect the rights of women.
Student protesters in Turkey recently used this mythical figure to express their queer identity. An art historian explains the significance.
A recent survey conducted in eight European countries provides a snapshot of citizens’ views of their own countries’ leaders as well as those who influence the future of the EU.
In 2020, the #MeToo movement caused ripples in Turkey and Iran, renewing attention to gender-based violence and sexual assault.
Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6, disrupting Congress’s certification of Joe Biden as president-elect. Coup experts explain this violent insurrection wasn’t technically a coup.
Erdoğan’s aggressive foreign policy is one of the reasons Turkey’s economy is suffering a downturn.
A new ceasefire is unlikely to stop clashes between the warring expat communities around the world.
Prematurely declaring election victory is a hallmark of non-democratic regimes.
What are the drivers behind violent attacks against minorities in Turkey?
As Turkey reaches around the world to spy on and intimidate dissidents, new research shows Turks living in Canada are fearful and make frequent changes in how they live to protect themselves.
Renewed conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh is rooted as much in the past as it is the present.
The Horn of Africa is the epicentre of foreign military activity. Foreign troops have been deployed to support peace initiatives, subdue terror groups and support foreign security initiatives.
Converting Istanbul’s Byzantine churches implies a hierarchy prioritising the city’s Islamic past over all other periods.
Adding the eastern Mediterranean into the mix complicates matters, though. The two sides appear to have opened Pandora’s box.
With France on manoeuvres and Germany struggling to play peacemaker, Turkish-Greek relations are close to 1974 lows.
It’s two years since Turkey’s last near-death experience, and the same short-term fixes are unlikely to work again.
The Hagia Sophia is important in Turkey as a symbol of nation’s changing identity since the Byzantine empire. However, it also holds significance globally as a Unesco site and tourist attraction.