Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood could learn from Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an Islamist who preaches secularism.
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Radicalized and traumatized by their experience in prison, many Kurdish youths end up back in jail while others join the PKK guerrillas.
Jenna Krajeski tells the story of three Kurdish boys and their unlikely friendship. Mazlon, Ferman and Hawar were arrested at local protests, accused of terrorism, and sent to prison.
Istanbul's licensed red-light districts have fallen from favor under the rule of Turkey's moderate Islamists, but tens of thousands of women still work illegally in the city's thriving sex industry.
In Turkey, the AKP Islamist party implements policies that favor traditional family values at the expense of women’s rights.
Newly elected parliament member Safak Pavey has an agenda - she wants Turkey to actually implement their laws protecting disabled rights.
In Turkey, the large and often ignored disabled population has found a place in politics.
In Turkey, the AKP Islamic party retained its powerful majority in the parliamentary elections.
In an article on how he brings foreign news reporting to new audiences, photojournalist Iason Athanasiadis pays tribute to the Pulitzer Center for funding his past reporting projects in Iran, Turkey and Greece.
Iason Athanasiadis is reporting from Turkey on a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
ISTANBUL | A group of Istanbul's liberal intelligentsia clustered outside the Tutun Deposu gallery, an old tobacco warehouse in a working-class neighborhood of Istanbul to mark the anniversary of a 1915 pogrom.
Inside the renovated building, an all-female choir performed a selection of folk songs from the musical traditions of minorities persecuted during the last spasms of the Ottoman Empire.
ISTANBUL — Ottoman fezzes and false moustaches abounded. A man dressed as the Grim Reaper waited at a tram stop.
As the masked revelers made their way down Istanbul’s most famous pedestrian thoroughfare, well-dressed diners gaped from the area’s hundreds of restaurants and taverns.
With their eccentric procession, these fancily dressed merrygoers revived a bawdy working-class carnival, known as Baklahorani, banned by the Turkish authorities during World War II.