Can Dündar (centre) and Erdem Gül (left), journalists with the liberal Cumhuriyet newspaper,   arrive at Istanbul courthouse for their trial on Friday. They are accused of espionage and publicising state secrets. Photograph: Sedat Suna/EPA

On a recent Friday evening the weekend edition of Today’s Zaman, the sister publication of Turkey’s largest-selling newspaper Zaman, was being readied(...)

Turkish prime minister Tayyip Erdogan:  “We have suffered greatly from military coups . . . We don’t want our Egyptian brothers to suffer as well.” Photograph: Reuters/Osman Orsal

Protests calling for the reinstatement of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi continue across Egypt. But Egypt is not the only country with visibl(...)