April 2, 2015 / Moment, Slate
Yigal Schleifer
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege?
March 4, 2015 /
Holly Pickett, Joanna Kakissis
Photojournalist Holly Pickett discusses her project with Joanna Kakissis, reporting on Syrian migrants seeking asylum in Europe.
December 18, 2014 / The New Yorker
Jenna Krajeski
In the power struggle between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and exiled imam Fethullah Gülen, the first casualty has been freedom of the press.
September 5, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
The Başıbüyük neighborhood in Istanbul offers two extremes of housing: shining new highrises and the rapidly disappearing squatter settlements of a previous generation.
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
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.

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