Country: Turkey

Logo of the NGO ″Beyond Istanbul″ (Source: ″Beyond Istanbul″)

Anti-construction protests in Turkey

″Reclaim Istanbul!″ – policy vs. architecture

A Syrian refugee in Berlin with an Angela Merkel placard (photo: DW/S. Amri)

The Arab view of the European refugee crisis

Ludicrous squabbling

Illustration from the "Thousand and One Nights": the virgin Scheherazade tells King Shariyar stories to save her own life (photo: picture-alliance/akg-images)

Goethe′s fascination with the "Thousand and One Nights"

Mephistopheles spoke; Scheherazade beguiled

The French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Refugee crisis in Europe

The price of European indifference

Palestinians burn an image of President Assad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Civil war in Syria

First Assad, then "Islamic State"

Leila and Mustafa (photo: DW/Louise Osborne)

Syrian refugees in Turkey on the Syrian conflict

Keeping the revolution alive

Pakistani and Indian soldiers lower the flags of their countries during a daily ceremony at the Wagha border between the two countries (photo: BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Politics and religion

The instrumentalisation of religion

Adnan at the site of the attack in Suruc (photo: Fabian Kohler)

Interview with a survivor of the Suruc attack

"All we want is freedom"

Quote from a poem by Turgut Uyar with the hashtag #siirsokakta (source: Ozge Ozkul/bianet)

The #siirsokakta movement in Turkey


The poem is on the street

Protest art by Akad (photo: Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst)

Exhibition: Political Art and Resistance in Turkey

The art of remembering

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Veli Gurga)

Erdogan and the Kurdish conflict

A battle for votes

Male belly dancer Erhan Ay trying on a costume (photo: DW/G. Köhne)

Male belly dancers in Turkey

Shimmying, swaying and gyrating to the beat

Massoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Region in Iraq (photo: Reuters)

The Kurdish conflict

Barzani in a tight spot

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/A. Emric)

Turkish military operations against IS and the PKK

Erdogan's double strategy

Soldiers with surface-to-air missile launcher in the background (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Kurds in Iraq

When hope turns to fear