May 17, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen, Jodi Hilton
An agreement between the European Union and Turkey, which took effect on March 20, severely limits the options of Syrian refugees.
February 9, 2016 /
Yigal Schleifer
Yigal Schleifer explores the European political sphere after the Cold War and examines the struggle for democratization in three countries: Hungary, Ukraine and Turkey.
February 8, 2016 /
Christopher de Bellaigue
Christopher de Bellaigue travels to Turkey to cover Selahattin Demirtas, the leader of the HDP, the main Kurdish party in Turkish politics, and explore his message of peace.
December 23, 2015
Evey Wilson
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
December 3, 2015 / The New York Review of Books
Christopher de Bellaigue
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a skillful political operator who guided his AK Party to victory in the recent elections. But at what cost to his country's fragile social fabric?
A graffiti-daubed house in the old walled city, in Diyarbakir, the main city in the Kurdish-majority southeast of Turkey. The graffiti says, 'you will see the strength of the Turk,' as well as exhortations to God, and was left by Turkish soldiers who recently fought running battles with Kurdish nationalists who had declared the walled city an autonomous zone. Image by Christopher de Bellaigue. Turkey, 2015.
November 4, 2015
Christopher de Bellaigue
Selahattin Demirtas guided his party to 59 seats in the Turkish general election of Nov. 1. He must now defend its peaceful message against the possibility of civil war.
October 29, 2015 / The Guardian
Christopher de Bellaigue
The charismatic Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş holds the key to whether Turks and Kurds can live in peace.
October 22, 2015 / Untold Stories
Austin Davis
The city of Berlin has done away with the controversial, tripartite school system of old, but worrisome trends regarding the city's substantial Turkish community still persist.
October 19, 2015
Tom Hundley, kem knapp sawyer, Daniel Black, Austin Davis, Farzana Shah, Olivia Conti, Jae Lee
Our 2015 student fellows take on the world.
October 14, 2015 / Untold Stories
Austin Davis
Yade and Ela Sönemezo are Hungarian-Turkish-Germans, both of whom are being educated bilingually. Theirs are the faces of German multiculturalism.
October 9, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Trafficking camps for refugees lie hidden in plain site around Assos, Turkey, a gorgeous tourist town just five miles across the Aegean Sea from Lesbos.
October 3, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
In Izmir, Turkey where Syrians gather to find smugglers to take them to Greece, a reporter experiences unexpected hospitality.
October 3, 2015 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Turkish city of Izmir tells PRI's The World host Carol Hills about the dangers facing refugees trying to get to Europe.

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