Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks  during   an  AK Party  rally  in Ankara, Turkey, on May 21st, 2017.  Photograph: Presidential Palace/Reuters

In a signal that Turkey faces indefinite rule by decree, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Sunday that a state of emergency, introduced as (...)

Supporters of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan sit on a statue of Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, as they shout slogans and hold flags during a demonstration against the  failed coup attempt, at Taksim Square, in Istanbul on Wednesday. Photograph:  Tolga Bozoglu/EPA

On the streets of Turkey, an atmosphere of defiance prevails. Each night since the failed coup rattled the country last Friday, thousands of people ha(...)