Image by Paul Short. Turkey, 2014.
August 27, 2014 /
Paul Short
Few world cities match the speed of Istanbul’s urban transformation. As new mass housing projects, business districts and suspended bridges dot the city’s horizon, the urban poor are being displaced.
August 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The squatter settlements known as "Gecekondu" are quickly disappearing in Istanbul, a city that is being transformed through government intervention, historic renewal, and mass housing projects.
August 27, 2014 / Prospect
James Harkin
Blood and treasure: Syria's archeological treasures at risk as war goes on.
July 16, 2014 / Harper's Magazine
Jenna Krajeski
Multiple cameras recorded the moment of Turkish protester Ahmet Atakan's death, but does the footage prove anything?
Image by James Harkin. Turkey, 2014.
June 26, 2014
James Harkin
How some of northern Syria’s children are being reared into a life of praying and jihad by a new kind of puritanical islamist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham.
June 20, 2014
Paul Short
USD architecture student Paul Short travels to Turkey to examine the interplay between life and design.
June 2, 2014
Jenna Krajeski
Between anti-government protests and investigations into high-level corruption, it has been a tumultuous year in Turkey.
May 19, 2014
Tom Hundley
Last week Turkey began burying the dead from the country’s worst-ever coal mining disaster. The toll is expected to exceed 300.
May 15, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
Coal is Turkey’s most exploited indigenous source of energy. And it is at the center of political power.
March 29, 2014 / Foreign Policy
Jenna Krajeski
Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly autocratic rule.
March 28, 2014 / Al Jazeera
Jenna Krajeski
The blue-collar neighborhood of Kasimpasa in Istanbul has defined the prime minister's no-nonsense character.
March 28, 2014 / Roads & Kingdoms
Jenna Krajeski
After Turkey's massive Gezi protests, LGBT activists take the fight to the political arena.
March 21, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
A ban on the social-media platform demonstrates how tone-deaf the country’s leadership has become in its zeal for control.

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