Weeks before the general elections, Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has changed its much-criticized digital strategy, replacing its infamous “trolls” with a “regular army” - at least on paper.
'The political race for the June 7 general elections in Turkey is turning into an auction of populism, which looks increasingly dangerous for the already-strained economy.'
When Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi called March 9 for the creation of a “unified Arab force” to battle the spread of extremist groups, he actually used a rare figure of speech: A triple oxymoron.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s finest trick is to keep persuading people that it is always someone else’s fault. The latest “crisis” around Turkey’s intelligence chief might be yet another example
From the brutal expropriation of olive groves to seizing control of a private bank, President Erdoğan’s ‘New Turkey’ dispossesses some of its people in ‘pragmatic’ ways that once led to the collapse of the Ottomans.
A Syrian refugee child was beaten by the manager of a fast food restaurant in Istanbul for eating a customer’s leftover fries last week, triggering a huge outcry in Turkey.