Topic: Kemalism

Two policeman standing in front of seized alcohol in Mazandaran province, Iran (image: IRIBNEWSI

Alcohol in Iran, Turkey and the USA

Are all taboos justified?

October 1922: After defeating Greece, cheering Turks in Smyrna (now Izmir) displayed a huge Turkish flag (image: Getty Images/Tropical Press Agency/Price)

100 years of the Turkish Republic

The legacy of the Treaty of Lausanne

Imprisoned politician Selahattin Demirtas (image: HDP/Presse)

Selahattin Demirtas' "Cold Front"

Political prose from prison

Turkish nationalist Sinan Ogan (image: DHA)

Elections in Turkey

Turkish nationalists on the rise

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) shakes hands with MHP head Devlet Bahceli, one of his close allies (image: DHA)

Election run-up in Turkey

Who are Erdogan's allies?

Man surveys devastation following earthquake in Turkey (image: Reuters)

Turkey earthquake

Whatever happened to Turkey's earthquake tax?

The full moon rises over the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque and Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, 14 July 2022 (photo: Ali Atmaca/Andalou Agency)


A 100-year-old democracy with ups and downs

Women wearing headscarves in Emononu, Istanbul (photo: SEDAT SUNA/EPA-EFE)

Turkey's headscarf debate

The politics of hijab

The Church of St Gregory in the ruined city of Ani, the capital of the Bagratid Armenian kingdom, now in eastern Turkey (photo: Filip Warwick)

Challenging Turkish history from the ground up

"The stories of our families"

Demonstration by supporters of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP party (photo: Yasin Akgul/AFP)

The Turkish state and the Kurdish question

Turkey – a battle of narratives

Umit Ozdag, leader of the Zafer Partisi or "Victory Party" (photo: ADEM ALTAN/AFP)

Electioneering in Turkey

Turkish right-wing populists on the rise

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

Public opinion in Turkey

Dreaming of a greater republic

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

Turkey and Central Asia

One nation, six states?

Turkish and Armenian flags (photo: Zoonar/picture-alliance)

Turkey-Armenia relations

Normalisation after 31 years of tension?