Refugees from Nagorno-Karabakh.
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The collapse of the self-proclaimed republic ushers in a new reality in the South Caucasus. For Armenia, the first concern is how to accommodate the needs of 100,000-plus refugees.
War in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region of the South Caucasus has been going on for more than three decades.
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Azerbaijan and Armenia have been contesting this region of the South Caucasus since before the break-up of the Soviet Union.
With a magnitude of 6.8, the earthquake in Morocco killed approximately 2,500 people.
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One way to prevent the destruction wrought by a devastating earthquake – like the one that hit Morocco in September 2023 – is to construct resilient homes and buildings.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan: a new approach.
Moody’s is threatening to upgrade Turkey’s credit rating, much to the surprise of those who predicting economic disaster after the president was re-elected.
The NATO summit in Vilnius has kicked the prospects of Ukraine’s membership into the long grass. Kyiv, however, has other security tricks up its sleeve.
SB 266 aims to stop college professors from teaching about systemic racism.
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Tactics used to censor the teaching of American history in Florida schools bear much in common with those seen in the illiberal democracies of Israel, Turkey, Russia and Poland.
Presidents Biden and Zelenskyy take to the stage.
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As Western leaders depart a crucial summit, a NATO scholar parses what went down.
Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power since 2003 and has tried to strengthen the executive branch during that time.
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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, president of Turkey, and Viktor Orbán, prime minister of Hungary, are two leaders who have consolidated power using a similar playbook.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg and Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson.
All Nordic states are now members of the military alliance, bolstering key border regions with Russia.
Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg wants to retire, but may find himself asked to serve another term.
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Nato leaders meet in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius next week - it won’t be plain sailing.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s campaign was laced with nationalist and anti-immigrant rhetoric.
Turkey’s president has solidified his political power by allying with ultranationalist groups.
Supporters of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan celebrate in Istanbul on May 28, 2023.
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Long-term Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was reelected with 52% of the vote. Will he push the country further down an autocratic, anti-West path?
Turkey desperately needed a change in government and a breath of fresh air. Now the social, political and economic suffocation is likely to get worse.
Erdoğan or Kılıçdaroğlu – which one will be flying high after the runoff?
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Incumbent president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan faces opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu in a second-round vote that will decide the future trajectory of Turkey’s politics.
Turkish presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan used the production of a new Turkish car as part of his election campaign,
President Erdoğan has been hoping his government’s science wins would spark a wave of patriotic support.
Man on track: Turkish President Erdoğan, center, did better in his reelection campaign than predicted.
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Invading, attacking and killing adversaries abroad can boost the political prospects of leaders doing poorly at home.
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan celebrate.
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Turkish voters will be heading back to the polls on May 28 after no candidates managed to gain more than half the votes. But incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was boosted by a stronger-than-expected showing.
The results of Turkey’s upcoming election will have ramifications far beyond its borders.
Whoever wins, the road ahead does not look pretty.
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Turkey’s opposition leader, is ahead in the polls.
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Opposition candidate Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is looking like he might end the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the upcoming election.
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Even if Erdogan loses the upcoming presidential election, serious questions remain about how much the country would change.