Country: Turkey

Syrian civilian in the ruins of Idlib (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

War in Syria

The horror of Idlib

Uiguren protestieren in Istanbul gegen die Unterdrückung ihrer Angehörigen in China; Foto: AFP/Getty Images

Uighur repression in China

Beards and hijabs behind bars

Symbolic image of mass dismissals in Turkey (photo: picture-alliance/AP photo/P. Karadjias)

Dismissed by decree in Turkey

Social lynching, Erdogan's potent weapon

Iyad el-Baghdadi, director of the Kawaakibi Foundation in Oslo (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Interview with democracy activist Iyad el–Baghdadi

Jeff Bezos, blackmail and MbS

Member of the YPG observes as IS positions near Baghouz come under attack in Syria (photo: Getty Images/AFP/G. Cacace)

Counter-terrorist, terrorist – what's the difference?

YPG returnees under suspicion

Istanbul State Theatre (photo: DW/Pelin Unker)

Culture in Turkey

Is Erdogan purging Turkish state theatre?

Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Egyptian foreign policy and the Libyan crisis

Time to restore Egypt's pivotal role in Libya

Projected route of the Istanbul Canal (photo: Randam [CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)])

The Istanbul Canal project

Erdogan's dream, Istanbul's nightmare

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj meets Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul, Turkey on December 15. AP

Libyan Civil War

EU divisions over Libya leave a gap for others

The Mor Gabriel monastery, founded in 397, is today the seat of the Metropolitan Bishop of Tur Abdin (photo: Marian Brehmer)

Turkey's Aramaic Christians

Where they speak Jesus' language

Image of Turkish human rights activist Osman Kavala presented by his lawyer at a press conference (photo: Getty Images/AFP/O. Kose)

Interview with jailed Turkish human rights activist Osman Kavala

"Nonsensical accusations"

Turkish-German writer Dogan Akhanli (photo: picture-alliance)

Interview with author Dogan Akhanli

"The tradition of looking the other way"

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan chats with Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan in Istanbul on 29 May 2015 (photo: EPA/SEDAT SUNA)

Support for Turkey's AKP dwindles

Erdogan’s homegrown rivals

Protesting violence against women in Istanbul on 8 December 2019 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Women in Turkey

Ankara turns a blind eye to femicide

Arrested Turkish writer Ahmet Altan (source: S. Fischer Verlag)

Imprisoned Turkish writer Ahmet Altan

Literature is more powerful than tyranny

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