Country: Turkey

Gulistan Gurbey (photo: private)

Interview with Turkish political scientist Gulistan Gurbey

Litmus test for Turkish democracy

A supporter of the pro-Kurdish HDP in Diyarbakir celebrates after the announcement of the election result (photo: Getty Images/B. Kara)

Turkey after the general election

No balcony speeches for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/RIA Novosti/dpa)

Parliamentary election in Turkey

Erdogan's biggest political defeat

Ballot being cast by a Turkish expat in the Turkish presidential election in Karlsruhe, Germany, 31 July 2014 (photo: Uli Deck/dpa)

Parliamentary election in Turkey

An absolute majority hangs in the balance

An LGBT demonstration in Istanbul (photo: Dorian Jones/DW)

The role of the HDP in the Turkish general election

Beacon of hope for women and LGBTs

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) and Vladimir Putin during Erdogan's state visit to Russia, St Petersburg, 22 November 2013 (photo: Reuters)

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin

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Sunni Islam meets Russian orthodoxy

Bazaar in Damascus (photo: picture-alliance/bildagentur-online.com)

The economic impact of the Syrian war

Escaping the Middle East's violence trap

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

Yusuf and Xezal Erdem in Taqa (photo: Ekrem Guzeldere)

Yazidis in Turkey

Old homeland, new homeland

"Nuclear power? No thanks!" Anti-nuclear demonstrators in Istanbul (photo: Reuters)

Turkey's nuclear programme

Why Turkey won't go nuclear

President Erdogan attends the Turkish International Ceremony at Mehmetcik Abidesi Martyrs Memorial to commemorate the centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign, 24 April 2015 (photo: Getty Iamges/ C. Koall)

Rapprochement between Erdogan and the Turkish Army

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Short-term tactic or long-term strategy?

Turkish National Defence Minister Ismet Yilmaz (front) lays flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers, Gallipoli, 25 April 2014 (photo: imago/Xinhua)

The AKP's version of Turkish history

Contrasting interpretations of Gallipoli

A man visits the exhibition "Speaking to one another", a collection of personal memories of the past in Turkey and Armenia (photo: DW)

The German Empire and the Armenian genocide

Turning a blind eye

Orhan Pamuk at the launch of his book "A strangeness in my mind" (photo: picture-alliance/AA)

Book review: Orhan Pamuk's novel "A Strangeness in my mind"

A journey through time to a lost world

Protests in Istanbul against the censorship of the press (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo)

Artists in Turkey

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Artists against Erdogan's censorship

An Islamic preacher reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Islam and religious freedom

Coercion leads to hypocrisy

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