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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...

Three things that can lose you a referendum

Turkey prepares for its second referendum in three years...

A crash course in Turkey’s headscarf debate

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

A resounding victory that now needs moderation

This historic AK Party victory should not go unchecked; a credible opposition is a vital part of any democracy....

Vote 2007: The fall of the Turkish left

Some final thoughts at the end of election night 2007...

So they chanted slogans. Who cares?

The Prime Minister is jeered at Bülent Ecevit's funeral, but secularists are wrong to say his end is nigh...

A dove takes flight

Obituary: The tragedy of Bülent Ecevit, five-time Turkish prime minister, whose time in office was marked more by disaster than success...