Turkey’s government is facing criticism over its responses to the devastating earthquakes.
Politicians will be wondering if the lessons from Turkey’s 1999 earthquake have been learned.
In this December 2009 file photo, a member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, trains on a weapon at their camp in the Qandil mountains near the Turkish border with northern Iraq.
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Why did negotiations between the Turkish state and the Kurds, aimed at mitigating ethnic conflict and bringing about peace, fail in Turkey?
Sometimes you have to look back to move forward.
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
US sanctions announced earlier this month may have triggered the plunge in the lira, but the government has been mismanaging Turkey’s economy for years, creating severe vulnerabilities.
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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has headed off a political humiliation, but making good on his extravagant promises won’t be easy.
The leaders of Turkey and India have plenty in common.
‘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.
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.
Does the Turkish government have ulterior motives in its attempt to make Istanbul a global financial centre?
The divisive tactics that put Turkey’s president in control could yet be his undoing.
Fethullah Gülen in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania, Sept. 24, 2013.
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.
In the future, will Turkey be a little, or a lot, democratic?
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.
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.
Protesters hold placards reading ‘we know who the killer is’.
Beleaguered president may about to receive an unequivical message from voters.
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.
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The Turkish people went to the polls at the weekend against a backdrop of some of the most serious unrest the country has seen in living memory. The local elections, in which the ruling AKP (Justice and…