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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...

From street battle to street party

A personal account of arriving in Istanbul - with my luggage - as the Gezi Park erupted in protest...

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...

Have we forgotten already?

An earthquake 11 years ago seems too long ago to remember for some...