Turkish politics

Press freedom activists hold copies of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet during a demonstration in solidarity with the jailed members of the newspaper outside a courthouse, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 28, 2017.

Cartoonist freed but other journalists still held in Turkey's controversial media trial

Some have been freed and some are still in jail in a controversial trial of journalists from Turkey's oldest and most respected independent newspaper.

Cartoonist freed but other journalists still held in Turkey's controversial media trial
Opponents and supporters of the Turkish government beat each other up outside the residence of the Turkish ambassador to Washington, DC.

VIDEO: Street brawl breaks out in DC outside Turkey ambassador's residence

VIDEO: Street brawl breaks out in DC outside Turkey ambassador's residence
President Donald Trump watches as Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan departs at the entrance to the West Wing of the White House in Washington on May 16.

Trump meets Turkey's Erdogan as the US vows to arm his enemies

Trump meets Turkey's Erdogan as the US vows to arm his enemies
Pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and "Hayir" ("No") supporters attend a campaign for the upcoming referendum in Istanbul, Turkey, April 13, 2017.

Young Turkish activists prove it will be hard for Erdogan to shut down free expression

Young Turkish activists prove it will be hard for Erdogan to shut down free expression
Elif Koc, 18, shapes a customer's eyebrows at the Twins salon in Istanbul. Kroc is voting yes on Sunday's referendum. But she says the issue is dividing her family.

Is Turkey's referendum a vote for more efficient government, or a power grab?

Is Turkey's referendum a vote for more efficient government, or a power grab?