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?
Things are going from bad to worse in Turkey. Why – and where will it end?
Up in arms.
Turkey's political factions, hardly friends at the best of times, are more divided and mutually suspicious than ever.
It’s not looking good.
Unrest has spread to Istanbul where the US consulate has been attacked.
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 rise of the HDP has brought new hope for a peaceful solution in Turkey.
The rise of the pro-Kurdish HDP has brought fresh hope to those seeking a peaceful resolution to a decades-long dispute.
The new political kids on the block celebrate.
The June 7 elections were no doubt one of the most critical in modern Turkish history.
Flying the flag for the HDP.
Ruling AKP gets a hammering at the polls as pro-Kurdish HDP enters parliament for first time.
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.
Turkey’s big day.
Want to know who's who and what's what? Look no further.
On the trail.
Turkey's president is meant to be a non-partisan, ceremonial figure – but Recep Erdogan is openly asking voters to hand him more power.
Ready to crack down.
A new security law working its way through Turkey's parliament could radically reduce police impunity.
Are the US and its allies letting Kobanê go?
Less than a month since Barack Obama went to the American public with his strategy for defeating the Islamic State (IS), expectations of a successful outcome are already being significantly lowered. This…
Leading the way.
Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has swept to a landslide victory in the country’s first direct presidential election. His win follows three terms as the country’s prime minister and he has…
Erdoğan, İhsanoğlu and Demirtaş contend for the Turkish presidency.
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Turkey awaits a fateful election on August 10. The electorate will be heading back to the polls to elect, for the first time in the country’s Republican history, the president by popular vote. If no candidate…
A big win for Erdogan doesn’t bode well for Turkish democracy.
Turkey’s presidential elections mark a crucial moment for the country, not only because it is the first time that a president will be elected directly by the people, but the future of the country’s political…