independent.co.uk – Apr 10 – Recep Tayyip Erdogan used to be one of Barack Obama’s cuddliest allies. Religious but secular, powerful but democratic, independent but a reliable Nato chum, he was the kind of guy the White House and the Pentagon could rely on to provide a guiding
VICE – Kate O’Sullivan – ‘Journalists wanted for international news agency,’ read the Guardian job ad. As an editor in an industry where opportunities seem to be fading away by the day, you apply for pretty much any full-time job you see. A couple of months later,
GlobalPost – Apr 8, 6:03 PM – 140journos send out requests for ballot report photos and review them in an Istanbul flat on March 31. (Courtesy: Ogulcan Ekiz) ISTANBUL, Turkey — Spread around a tiny living room in an Istanbul flat are laptops, cell phones, projectors, and
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s government sought parliamentary approval to boost the powers of the secret service on Thursday, a move seen by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s critics as a bid to tighten his grip on the apparatus of state as he wages a bitter power struggle.
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In the run-up to Turkey’s municipal elections on March 30, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared that the vote would serve as a referendum on his scandal-plagued
Hurriyet Daily News
An “Armenian genocide” resolution has easily passed the U.S. Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee with 12 votes
American journalist Seymour Hersh, at his 77th birthday, talked to Diken and answered some of the questions that have been raised by his latest piece published on London Review of Books on April 4.
A new Turkey has emerged during Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s years in charge. He and his party need to live with what they have created Through all the disappointments that have followed the Arab spring, liberals inside and outside the Middle East have been able to say that Turkey was standing proof that Islam and democracy were compatible. But what has been happening recently suggests a critical
Ahmet Davutoğlu has strictly ruled out news reports suggesting he has recently ordered for the closure of the schools run abroad by the Hizmet network
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