Commentary

The 2017 cabinet reshuffle

Who wins and who loses? A snapshot of Turkish ministers' fate as the government completes its post-referendum reshuffle...

CHP calls protests nationwide over Berberoğlu conviction

Turkey's main opposition party announces nationwide protests after one of its MPs is jailed on espionage charges...

Kickstarter update: our podcast plans

Meeting our target means JamesInTurkey.com can grow in ways we hadn't expected...

A request for a moment of your time

JamesInTurkey.com has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its future. Any contributions gratefully received....

Hürriyet’s editor: gone in mere minutes

Sedat Ergin's departure shows the Turkish government’s grip over the country’s news media is supreme and terrifying...

Track Turkey’s executive presidency bill through parliament

Follow as MPs vote on each clause of proposals to grant President Erdoğan sweeping executive powers ...

Amid surveillance, Turkish MPs debate more powers for Erdoğan

Voter intimidation and opposition excitement dominate first full day of parliament debate on executive presidency system...

Will the MHP back Erdoğan’s executive presidency?

Nationalist leader Devlet Bahçeli is trying to force through a reform unpopular with his party’s grassroots...

Turkey’s massive security problem is now international

More than 500 people have died in terror attacks in Turkey since last June. Now a Russian ambassador has joined them...

Explainer: Turkey’s new presidential system

A comprehensive briefing on Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's plans to introduce an executive presidency to Turkey...