The hunger strike is over, but was the battle won for miners?

The hunger strike is over, but was the battle won for miners?

*Source: BBC © The hunger strike is over, but was the battle won for miners? Dozens of miners from Turkey’s Zonguldak province have staged a hunger...

Turkey rallies: is the economy to follow?

Turkey rallies: is the economy to follow?

*Source: Bianet © Turkey rallies: is the economy to follow? As countrywide protests to denounce the failed coup attempt against the ruling Justice and Development...

Has Turkey just been shunned in the battle to defeat ISIS?

Has Turkey just been shunned in the battle to defeat ISIS?

US soldiers photographed wearing YPG badges caused a diplomatic spat between Ankara and Washington. *Source: AFP © Has Turkey just been shunned in the battle to...

The coup and the Kurds: a lost chance for peace?

The coup and the Kurds: a lost chance for peace?

The HDP has held a series of rallies with the slogan “No to coups! Democracy now!” *Source: Bianet © The coup and the Kurds: a...

The ‘Turkish Model’ in Somalia: Humanitarian diplomacy or power play?

The ‘Turkish Model’ in Somalia: Humanitarian diplomacy or power play?

The newest Turkish embassy in Somalia has been labelled ‘a symbol of the strength’ of Turkish-Somali relations: President Erdoğan inaugurated Turkey’s largest embassy yet in...

Dutch Turks: a diaspora under the shadow of Turkish politics

Dutch Turks: a diaspora under the shadow of Turkish politics

Recent events in Turkey have had repercussions among the Turkish diaspora in Holland, highlighting existing differences among Dutch Turks and their attitudes to the Turkish...

Deadly Car Bomb close to Diyarbakır Bus terminal: A new season in PKK tactics?

Deadly Car Bomb close to Diyarbakır Bus terminal: A new season in PKK tactics?

*Source: Hürriyet © Deadly Car Bomb close to Diyarbakır Bus terminal: A new season in PKK tactics? Seven police officers were killed and 27 individuals, including...

Turkey feels the pinch of tug of war with Russia

Turkey feels the pinch of tug of war with Russia

 *Source: thediplomat.com © Turkey feels the pinch of tug of war with Russia Already fraught since Russia added its support to the Assad regime in Syria,...

Will Turkey really reintroduce the death penalty?

Will Turkey really reintroduce the death penalty?

*Source: Bianet © Will Turkey really reintroduce the death penalty? Istanbul was flooded with government and anti-coup demonstrations over the weekend. Whilst lauded for their efforts in...

Meltdown at the Nuclear Security Summit: Erdoğan, Brookings and ‘Free’ Press

Meltdown at the Nuclear Security Summit: Erdoğan, Brookings and ‘Free’ Press

*Source: AFP © Meltdown at the Nuclear Security Summit: Erdoğan, Brookings and ‘Free’ Press Despite its infant nuclear industry, Turkey was invited to the Nuclear Security...