Topic: Military

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (l) meets Qatari Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (r) in Doha, Qatar on 2 July 2020 (photo: picture-alliance/AA/M. Cetinmuhurdar)

Turkish foreign policy

Ankara – new guarantor of stability on the Hindu Kush?

Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan during a speech on an earlier anniversary of the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016 (photo: Reuters/Turkish Presidency)

Turkey five years after the attempted coup

"Witch hunt" focuses on Turkish artists and intellectuals

Amy Ezzat prepares a vaccine-shaped cake reading "coronavirus vaccine" and "Bye Bye Corona" written with edible sugar sheets and fondant at her house to give it to COVID-19 patients at a hospital, in Cairo, Egypt, 25 January 2021 (photo: Reuter/Hanaa Habib)

Egypt plays politics with poverty

President Sisi’s COVID-19 divisive vaccine strategy

Heightened security in Somalia following the murder of a French agent (photo: Mohammed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images)

From failed state to fragile state?

Somalia and the rocky road towards greater stability

Protests in Kabul against attacks on the Hazara minority in Pakistan (photo: Reuters)

Sectarian strife in Pakistan

Syria's proxy war widens gulf between Sunnis and Shias

People protesting in Algiers on 21 February 2020, before the spread of Coronavirus hindered protests in Algeria (photo: Reuters/R. Boudina)

Algeria: how the Hirak fared in 2020

Protestors still calling for genuine democracy

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

Helin Bolek, singer with the Turkish group "Grup Yorum", on hunger strike (photo: Fosem)

Death of Grup Yorum singer Helin Bolek

Against the death cult

Rapid Support Forces (RSF) units in the northwest of Sudan’s capital Khartoum (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Democratisation in danger

Sudan's ongoing turf war

Director Karim Ainouz with the film's female protagonist Nardjes Asli (source: Berlinale 2020)

International Women’s Day

Ainouz' "Nardjes A." – hope as a form of resistance

Sudan's former dictator Omar al-Bashir stands trial in Khartoum on 14.12.2019 (photo: picture-alliance/Anadolu Agency)

Sudan's ex-dictator Bashir at the International Criminal Court

Arab dictators take note

Kurdish director Selim Yildiz (photo: Umay Isik)

Interview with Kurdish director Selim Yildiz

When one dies, the next goes up into the mountains

Protest in Algiers on 12 December 2019 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

First anniversary of the Hirak movement

The jury's still out on Algeria

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