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Turkey calls a referendum on an executive presidency

Plans to grant President Erdoğan sweeping new powers will be put to a public vote in April...

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...

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...

A new face for nationalism

How toppling Turkish nationalist leader Devlet Bahçeli is easier said than done...

Did Erdogan tell Mubarak to go? Just a little bit.

Amidst all the drama coming out of Egypt, there’s been a bit of a buzz about the Turkish prime minister’s call to Hosni Mubarak. A number of outlets – notably...

Who will win Turkey’s next general election?

Thoughts and predictions ahead of the next Turkish parliamentary vote Some astonishing news for you: Turkey’s parliament is playing by the rules. That’s right. The...

Bringing back Tansu Çiller

Why, oh why, could anyone possibly think that this is a good idea?...

A crash course in Turkey’s headscarf debate

Confused by all the knots and shapes? Here's our guide...

Now we know – again

The AK Party nominates the same man again for president...