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What is the news like on Turkish TV?

The state of Turkey's newspapers receives extensive attention abroad, but little is known about the television news bulletins watched by tens of millions each night...

Turkey’s free and unfair election

Last Sunday's result astonished us all, even though it was what the people of Turkey voted for. That doesn't mean it was fair. ...

LIVE: Turkey votes November 2015

Live coverage of the voting, results, trends and reaction to Turkey's parliamentary election on 1 November 2015...

Turkey votes again

Our final predictions: slightly stronger AK Party, stronger CHP, slightly weaker nationalists, a Kurdish party in third place...

Three things that could ignite Turkey’s election

A series of important but low-key developments over the weekend could revolutionise Turkish politics in the seven months before next year's general election...

New parties start the silly season

Emine Ülker Tarhan's new ulusalcı outfit - and the new supposedly Gülenist party - herald the start of the Turkish pre-election silly season...

To lose one ulusalcı is misfortunate

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu's ambition to embrace the ulusalcı movement may have failed, but does not mean it can stand up on its own...

Three reasons why the AK Party can win Izmir

Turkey’s main opposition party should be very concerned about Binali Yıldırım’s mayoral bid. Izmir is the CHP’s stronghold. That is the cliché churned out...

Would a CHP-MHP alliance work?

The Turkish left says it’s possible a deal could be struck between Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu and Devlet Bahçeli It is two months since the first Gezi Park protests broke out....

CHP surges in first post-protest opinion poll

A survey conducted after the start of the Gezi uprising reads well for Turkey's main opposition party...