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.
A victim, with a flag of the Federation of Socialist Youth Associations covering him, lies on the ground following an explosion in Turkey on July 20 2015.
A suicide bombing in Turkey last week has pulled Ankara closer to the US in the fight against ISIS. It has also raised concerns about Kurds who are also being targeted by Turkish bombing raids.
Turkish troops patrol the Syrian border as airstrikes begin.
After months of pressure, the coalition against IS has a new team member. But what are its real motives?
Mourners at a funeral for the bombing victims.
The government is already under fire for failing to protect Kurds from Islamic State.
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.
Face of change?
Can the left-wing HDP cross Turkey's electoral threshold to transform the nation's parliament?
Turkey’s big day.
Want to know who's who and what's what? Look no further.
Visitors mourn at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia.
On the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, we asked scholars to reflect on the significance of Armenian insistence on remembering and Turkey's insistence that the genocide never happened.
Tsitsernakaberd Genocide memorial in Yerevan, Armenia.
A century on, the murder of 1.5m Armenians by the Ottoman Empire must be recognised as genocide.
Had hundreds of thousands of young Turkish men not joined the army and headed to Gallipoli, it’s without doubt modern Turkey would not have been formed.
What is rare in Australia is an adequate explanation and understanding of the Turkish perspective of the Gallipoli campaign.
The Anzac landings at Gallipoli in April 1915 marked the beginning of another instance of conflict in the war-rich region’s history.
The history of the Gallipoli region enhances the story of the Anzac campaign and situates it in a notably rich cultural context.
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.
Syrian refugees cross the border into Turkey, one of several states that are already vulnerable to ethnic and demographic tensions.
The flows of refugees from the conflicts in Iraq and Syria are yet another driver of demographic changes that are threatening to destabilise other states long regarded as strong and democratic.
Ready to crack down.
A new security law working its way through Turkey's parliament could radically reduce police impunity.
Foreign PR campaigns have been waged for decades. Films like 1930’s All Quiet on the Western Front were significantly altered to appease Germany’s Nazi Party.
Feature films and television shows notoriously play fast-and-loose with the facts. When prologues proclaim “Based on a True Story,” they’re gracefully implying that what follows is mostly fiction. Awards…
Members of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Defence Units (YPG) declare victory in Kobane.
On the evening of January 27, Kurds celebrated the liberation of Kobanê from the Islamic State (IS) siege. The celebrations started after the Kurdish fighters of the People’s Defence Units (YPG) and Women’s…
Since 2011, more than 3.2m Syrians are known to have taken refuge in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and a number of other countries. The real scale of the crisis is likely to be much greater, as not all refugees…