The Turkish president and his AKP party are adept at switching sides. Now they're embracing Putin and damning the United States. Why? Because an up-coming trial in America could potentially compromise Erdogan. By Bulent MumayMore
The parliament in Ankara is manoeuvring itself into checkmate as it prepares to grant the president unlimited power. Erdogan is thus going forward with his plan to rebuild the state – in a spine-chilling manner. Commentary by Bulent MumayMore
For weeks Palestinians have been demonstrating in Gaza every Friday along the border with Israel. The world is surrounded by images of violence. But there is also a peaceful cry for help, civil protest camps – and many active women.