Topic: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

After the murder of Pinar Gültekin, thousands of women took to the street in Istanbul calling for greater protection for women (photo: DHA)

Violence against women

Femicide on the rise in Turkey

President Erdoğan and senior Turkish ministers attend Friday prayers at Hagia Sofia, 24.07.20 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Kamachi)

Interview with Olivier Roy on the conversion of Hagia Sophia

"Islamising stones is easier than Islamising souls"

Turkish President Erdogan and French President Macron at the Syria Summit in Istanbul, October 2018 (Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

Libyan civil war

Turkey versus France – a game of one-upmanship in Libya?

Young Turks in a park in Istanbul (photo: Getty Images/Anadolu Agency/O. Coban)

Political transition on the Bosphorus?

Turkey's "woke" Generation Z haunts President Erdogan

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (left) visiting the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on 4 June 2020, Ankara (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Aktas)

Mask diplomacy and power politics

Erdogan's foreign policy in the shadow of coronavirus

Protestant pastor Lutfu Subaisguller, Joy Anna Crow Subasiguller and their children (photo: private)

What chance freedom of religion?

Deportation fears grow among Turkey's Protestant minority

Supporters of the Libyan transitional government celebrate their territorial gains (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

The collapse of Haftar's offensive

Is Egypt really preparing to jump into the Libyan fray?

 Turkish TV series" Suleyman the Magnificent" (photo: imago/Seskim Photo)

Islamic popular culture

A match for Bollywood – the rise of Turkey's dizis

Turkey: demonstrating for press freedom in Istanbul (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/L. Pitarakis)

Coronavirus and press freedom in Turkey

Erdogan's crusade against "all media and political viruses"

Unaccompanied minor refugees wearing protective masks, who were living in overcrowded migrant camps on the Greek islands, board an aeroplane at Athens International Airport to fly to Luxembourg on 15 April 2020 (photo: AFP/O. Panagiotou)

Refugees and migration in the Aegean

The EU and Turkey need each other – and a new refugee deal

Image symbolising the struggle for press freedom in Turkey (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Freedom of the press

Turkey's Pelican group – Erdoganʹs state within a state?

Countless migrants gather at the blocked Turkish-Greek border crossing near Edirne (photo: picture-alliance)

Refugee crisis on the Greek-Turkish border

Europe's liberal warriors put democracy to the sword

Women's rights activist Huda Khayti in Idlib (photo: Huda Khayti)

The destruction of Idlib

"I'd rather suffer bombs than Assad"

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