Country: Turkey

Syrian refugees stand in front of their snack bar in Istanbul (photo: AFP)

Turkey's Syrian problem

Refugees – a hot topic in Turkish politics

The flags of Turkey and the USA (photo: imago/imagebroker)

Public opinion in Turkey

Dreaming of a greater republic

Not yet legal in Germany: joint filled with cannabis (photo: Vincent Michel/Le Mensuel de Rennes/picture-alliance)

Cannabis and Islam?

There is no one single answer

Protester in Moscow holds up sign saying "Putin lies" (photo: Reuters)

Russian war censorship denounced on World Press Freedom Day

Hydroelectric power station in Jinghong, China (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East

Water resources – another conflict trigger?

The Republican People s Party CHP and citizens held a protest against high electricity and natural gas bills in Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey on 12.02.2022 (photo: Tolga Ildun/ZUMA Wire/imago images)

Turkish opposition

Courting Turkey’s disenchanted electorate

Cover photo of Peter Sanders' book "Meeting with Mountains. Encounters with the Saints and Sages of the Islamic World" (published by Inspiral Books)

Saints of Islam

Capturing the light of sages

Flirting with nationalist support: Erdogan with MHP leader Devlet Bahceli (photo: DHA)

Turkey and Central Asia

One nation, six states?

Natural gas drilling platform off the island of Cyprus (photo: picture-alliance/AP-Photo/P.Karadjias)

Europe's gas supply

Reshuffling the EastMed cards

Ukrainian PM Vlodomyr Zelenskyy and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: PPO/Reuters)

War in Ukraine

Implications for the future of EU-Turkey relations

Stray cat stares at a takeaway menu in Istanbul, Turkey (photo: Volkan Kisa)

Cat capital Istanbul

What to do about Turkey's strays?

Visitors at the opening of the exhibition "Vom Kommen, Gehen und Bleiben" on 28 January 2022 (photo: Goethe-Institut Mannheim/Elmar Witt)

Migration exhibition

How "guest workers" made Germany a country of immigration

Russia's President Putin flew Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to Sochi in November 2017 (photo: picture-allinace/abaca/Kremlin Press Office)

Russia's interventions in Ukraine and Syria

What drives Putin is evident from Syria

Turkish TB2 drone (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Arms to Ukraine

How useful are Turkish-made drones fighting in Ukraine?

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