The Erdogan government’s response to the devastating earthquakes in Turkey has been widely criticised. But how it might affect the forthcoming presidential election remains to be seen.
Disaster-hit Turkey is due to stage a presidential vote in June. Erdoğan’s handling of the earthquake response – and his role in the country’s perceived lack of preparedness – may be his undoing.
Conviction means popular opposition figure Ekrem Imamoglu is barred from running for office. It comes as incumbent president Recep Tayyip Erdogan faces dwindling support.
A proposed new law could increase state control over social media, amid an effort to curb criticism of the Erdoğan government.
What looks from the outside like a domestic currency crash is in fact something far more dangerous.
President Erdoğan is accusing the West of striving to destabilise Turkey.
Recent elections in Turkey, Hungary and Russia raise a fundamental question about democracy. Can it give autocracy a mandate?
With the Turkish leader winning yet another election, the stage is set for him to consolidate his power at home and in the world.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has headed off a political humiliation, but making good on his extravagant promises won’t be easy.
A snap poll intended to boost the Turkish president’s power has stirred up online opposition to his increasing authoritarianism.
The Turkish lira has dropped more than 15% this year against the US dollar.
At Gallipoli this Anzac Day, thousands of Turkish youth will re-enact a march that stopped the Anzac advance in 1915. The march has taken on new significance in Turkey since an attempted coup in 2016.
Yes, a lot of Turkish citizens are looking for a chance to start new lives abroad – but not all of them are doing it for the same reasons.
With his one-man grip on the Turkish state increasingly secure, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has spent a year fighting for every populist cause he can.
With President Erdoğan increasingly empowered, the ‘Kurdish question’ is at the forefront once again.
After years of creeping authoritarianism, Turkey’s president is now set up to take the reins in earnest.
Whatever the result of Turkey’s long-awaited vote on presidential powers, things will get worse before they get better.
If the ‘yes’ vote prevails in this month’s constitutional referendum, the Turkish people may be in the rare position of democratically approving the death of their own democracy.
A diplomatic row with the Netherlands over campaigning abroad shows how the Turkish government is changing its strategy.
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.