Country: Turkey

"Abolition de l'esclavage" by François-Auguste Biard, 1849 (photo: 1. www.assemblee-nationale.fr2. langlois.blog.lemonde.fr, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org)

"A Slave Between Empires: A Transimperial History of North Africa"

Decolonising Maghreb history

Fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh (photo: AP/picture-alliance)

Armenia, Azerbaijan – and Nagorno-Karabakh

“Germany is pretending not to see or hear“

The fighting for Shusha could be observed from the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, Stepakanert (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Refusing to be sucked in

Russia and Turkey keep powder dry in Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (right) talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Damascus, September 2020 (photo: Getty Images/AFP/Loual Bershara)

U.S.-Russian diplomatic tug-of-war

How will Syria's unending war play out in the northeast?

Erdogan addressing the Turkish parliament over French caricatures (photo: AP Photo/picture-alliance)

France's freedom of speech

Turkey hits at 'Crusades' against Islam in cartoons row

Politically deeply divided: Turkish President Erdogan (left) and French President Macron during a state visit. Archive image from 2018 (photo: picture-alliance/AP/L. Marin)

Muhammad cartoon controversy

Macron and the Muhammad tempest in a Twitter teapot

Musician and ney virtuoso Kudsi Erguner (source: YouTube)

Album review: Kudsi Erguner's “La Melancolie Royale”

Ney music with a mission

French Armenians demonstrate in Paris (photo: Lisa Louis/DW)

France, Turkey and the Caucasus

French Armenians plead for Nagorno-Karabakh intervention

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/PPO/M. Cetinmuhurda)

Ankara on the defensive

Pro-Kurdish faction in Recep Tayyip Erdogan's crosshairs

Photo montage - Turkish flag and Twitter icon on a smartphone (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Karl-Josef Hildebrand)

Turkey's failing justice system

Desperate for justice, Turks resort to trial by Twitter

People outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem (photo: AFP/Getty Images/Ahmad Gharbali)

A sacred site in Jerusalem

The new Saladin

Ronya Othmann (photo: Cihan Caknak)

Interview with author Ronya Othmann

Fighting the obliteration of Kurdish-Yazidi identity

Emmanuel Macron (photo: picture-alliance/AP Images/G. Fuentes)

French President in Beirut

Can Macron save Lebanon?

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