Istanbul

A clearer picture in Istanbul

We now have a better idea of who’s running for the third most important job in Turkish politics Turkey’s third party, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), has...

Sarıgül’s fight

On Friday morning Mustafa Sarıgül, darling of the non-CHP Turkish left, braved the cold Ankara weather to hand in a personal submission to the Constitutional Court. He was...

Playing politics with council boundaries

Some AK Party leaders may think tweaking Istanbul council borders is a good idea, but it probably isn’t. ‘A minor fracas’ is the best way to describe the fuss...