Türkei, Turkey

By Andrea Müller | Assembling material about Turkey's actual political development.

Erdogans Griff nach dem Balkan

«Es ist nicht ohne Ironie, dass der Doppeladler heute das albanische Symbol schlechthin ist.»<p>Die Türkei hat wieder einen Sultan, sozusagen. …

Weltnachrichten

Erdogan stolpert über die Lira

Die türkische Währung crasht, das Land schlittert in eine Rezession. Das könnte Erdogan den sicher geglaubten Wahlsieg kosten.Auf dem Wahlkampfplakat …

Die Front gegen Erdogan wächst

Der Wahlkampf in der Türkei nimmt eine überraschende Wende: Die Opposition setzt die Themen, die Regierung gerät in die Defensive. Ist es denkbar, …

Turkey ramps up pharmaceutical expansion

Amid a wave of government-driven nationalism, Turkey’s latest “national” project is to develop a strong pharmaceutical sector.

Fallout from the Turkey-Iran-Russia meeting

The problem is that the US has no clear plan now for Syria, while its adversaries appear to have one.<p>><br>• ><p>Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran, Tayyip …

The Iraq Report: Turkey threatens to invade Iraq

Our weekly round-up of the latest from Iraq.<p>Tags:<p>The Iraq Report, PKK, Turkey, Sinjar,<p>Although Turkish-Iraqi relations have improved dramatically …

Turkey’s nuclear power plant project gets second chance

The planned Akkuyu nuclear power plant has had its share of problems, but could become a lucrative strategic partnership between Russia and Turkey.

Understanding Religion in (New) Turkey

Since the rise of the Justice and Development Party (AKP thereafter) to power in 2002, Turkey was first perceived as a case of hope, and more …

Middle East

‘War within Islam’ / Clash of reformists and traditionalists - ERGÜN YILDIRIM

South Asia

Is Greece Turkey’s new site of confrontation with the West?

Turkey may escalate the tension with its NATO neighbor in a move to display its displeasure over NATO's — namely Washington's — stance on Syrian …

Saudi-Turkey ties take a turn for the worse

Saudi-Turkish relations hit a new low point this week after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman referred to Turkey as part of a “triangle of evil” …

Dieser Krieg hat auch nachvollziehbare Gründe

Die deutsche Öffentlichkeit ist sich einig: Erdoğan ist der Böse, die Kurden die Opfer. Doch das verkennt, wie real die Terrorgefahr für viele Türken …

Fears over US-Turkey military confrontation in Syria

With US forces on the ground, Turkey's threat to attack Kurdish YPG militia in Syria's Manbij raises the stakes.<p>A US-backed Kurdish militia has deployed fighters to the front line of Syria's Manbij to battle Turkey's military after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said it would be next after …

Syrien: Krieg um Afrin

Türkische Luft- und Bodenoffensive gegen kurdischen Kanton in Nordsyrien. Abzug von russischen Militärbeobachtern

Pro-Kurdish forces condemn Russian 'betrayal' over Afrin offensive

Pro-Kurdish forces in northern Syria denounced Russia's "betrayal" on Monday as clashes continued between the People's Protection Units (YPG) and …

Turkish tanks and troops roll into Syria's Afrin to battle Kurd militia

Turkey's army and rebel allies battled US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province on Sunday, stepping up a two-day-old campaign against YPG …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's risky gamble could quickly turn sour | Simon Tisdall

Turkish president defies Russia, the US and Bashar al-Assad with assault on Kurds in Syria<p>Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Kurdish vendetta has taken a dramatic new twist with the cross-border ground assault on the Afrin enclave in north-west Syria.<p>Defying Russia, the US, and Bashar al-Assad’s regime, …

Bashar al-Assad

Türkischer Geheimdienst liefert Steilvorlage für Agententhriller

Die Jagd auf den Staatsfeind Nr. 1, Cemil Bayik, und andere MIT-Aktivitäten<p>Es ist eine wunderbare Vorlage für einen spannenden Agententhriller, was …

Pech für Erdogan: PKK deckt MIT-Agenten-Netzwerk auf

Mordbefehle direkt vom MIT? Das Scheitern der Friedensgespräche zwischen türkischer Regierung und PKK-Führung im Jahre 2014 erscheint in neuem …

A gold trader, a president and an Iranian conspiracy: The US case shaking Turkey

It is a rap sheet that has the makings of a film script: corruption at the highest levels of government, bank deals to bust international sanctions, …

President Erdoğan’s main political ally in serious trouble

If President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chairman Recep Tayyip Erdoğan could nearly secure the approval of the constitutional amendments, …

ANALYSIS: Investor love affair with Turkey may end in tears

The recent war of words between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shows there's no love lost between the two …

Erdogan riskiert einen Flächenbrand

Präsident Erdogan will einen Kurdenstaat verhindern, dafür bereitet er offenbar einen weiteren Einmarsch in Syrien vor. Er riskiert damit den Bruch …

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In the year since Turkey’s failed coup, democracy has become near dictatorship | Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan exploited the crisis to lead a purge against all oppositional voices to rule by decree. It could have all been handled so differently<p>• Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is leader of Turkey’s opposition Republican People’s party<p>Today marks the first anniversary of a heinous attempted coup in …