Turkish writer

Award-winning Turkish writer free to travel again


Multiple award-winning Turkish author Asli Erdogan is no longer trapped in her native Turkey.

A miner hugs a relative in front of a coal mine in Soma, Turkey, after the country's worst mining accident in more than two decades.

Why Turkish protesters are blaming their government for a major mining disaster

Conflict & Justice

How a man in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains is causing chaos in Turkey

Global Politics

Heightened tensions between US allies Israel, Egypt, Turkey

The Fight for the Soul of Istanbul

Conflict & Justice

Anti-Government Protests Erupt in Turkey

Tens of thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Turkey in protest. So far, more than seventeen hundred people have been arrested. The protests began over Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plans to build a shopping mall on Istanbul’s Taksim Park, but they have grown into a more comprehensive rejection of what demonstrators […]

Anti-government protesters march during a demonstration in Ankara, Turkey.

As Protests Continue in Turkey, Many Turn to Social Media for News Coverage

Conflict & Justice

Turkish protesters Wednesday unveiled a list of concessions they want from their government. The government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not likely to oblige.

Protests in Turkey Turn Violent

Conflict & Justice

Protesters in Turkey’s capital Ankara clashed with riot police on Monday and the police responded with tear gas and water cannons. This was the fourth day in a row that protesters have vented their frustration against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkey Rules Out Immediate Retaliation Against Syria Over Jet Incident

Global Politics

Syrian forces shot down a Turkish reconnaissance jet last Friday. Now, Turkish prime minister Erdogan said that there would be no immediate retaliatory strike against Syria.