From the vaults

Interactive: The shift in Turkish voting patterns in recent elections

See how the parties have competed for different voter groups since 2002...

The newspapers and TV channels that are no more

Turkey announces the closure of 131 news outlets. Which are the major ones?...

What is the Turkish position on the Armenian genocide?

The events of 1915 are ripe for historical research. Let’s pick at it before it goes completely rotten....

Principles in the face of an atrocity

Lawyers refuse to defend an alleged murderer and a minister calls for the death penalty. What principles does Turkey actually stand for?...

This man is going home, but watch what he does next

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu isn’t a name that is instantly recognisable, neither in his native Turkey nor the many countries he represents across Europe. His job title –...

Have we forgotten already?

An earthquake 11 years ago seems too long ago to remember for some...

Polar opposites

Things turn nasty at the unveiling of an Armenian genocide memorial in Wales...

The judge who never smiles

Grumpy Ahmet Necdet Sezer is delighted to be leaving office...

Take note

Two million people would not gather in five cities over three weeks if they didn't have something to say....