The recent unprecedented blockade of Qatar by its neighbors Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates has the Persian Gulf region in uproar. Citizens are being... Read More
On July 15 2016, Turkey underwent an attempted coup against its government. The coup was prevented but repercussions are felt in every quarter of life in the county.... Read More
Politics always has been populated by sleazebags, but every generation or so one comes along who is so vile that he stands out from the pack. So it is with Rudy... Read More
Many years ago the most disturbing thing that disturbed me about the nation of Turkey was the squat toilet which is, or was, common there. Basically it’s a hole in the... Read More
A “Yes” vote would replace Turkey’s parliamentary democracy with an all-powerful presidency and may see Erdogan in office until at least 2029, in the most radical change to the country’s political system in its modern history.
Turks are voting in a referendum to turn the country’s government into a powerful executive presidency from the current parliamentary system. The vote has been dubbed... Read More
Differences between two NATO allies, Greece and Turkey, could again block compromise at talks that began today under UN auspices in Geneva to settle the 43-year-old... Read More
Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov has been shot at an art exhibition in the Turkish capital of Ankara, according to reports in several Turkish media outlets.... Read More