Faruk Logoglu

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 Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech during a campaign rally for a ‘Yes’ vote in Turkey’s constitutional referendum, Istanbul.  Photograph: Yasin Bulbul/AFP/Getty Images

March 26th, 1999, was a turning point in Turkey’s history, though only those in the presence of Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Friday afternoon knew it. (...)

Picture of Turkey’s founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk held at the first cross-party rally to condemn the coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photograph: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey’s parliament has developed a reputation for heated arguments, fist fights and general chaos. Yet since the failed coup attempt on July 15th, op(...)

Turkey's Republican People’s Party deputies argue with ruling AK Party lawmakers on deploying troops in the face of threats from within Syria and Iraq. Photograph: Reuters

Tucked away down the back alleys of Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, the shrill of men calling out numbers and figures rings loud. Each one has at least one p(...)

Turkish soldiers parade at the International Service at Canakkale Turkish Martyrs’ Memorial Arch in Seddulbahir, Turkey. Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images.

Just days before leaders and dignitaries from around the world descended on the rocky outcrop that is the Gallipoli peninsula, locals were busy tendin(...)

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) greets Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg.  Erdogan would like to have an American-style presidential system in Turkey. Photograph: EPA/ Turkish presidential press office

Turkey has stood strong this week in the face of intense international pressure to act against the jihadist forces laying siege to the Syrian town of(...)

Syrian refugees enjoy a sunny day in Istanbul. More than 40 per cent of Syria’s pre-war population has been displaced by the conflict, with 2.8 million taking refuge in other countries in the region. PHOTOGRAPH: EPA/ERDEM SAHIN

Despite the war, upheaval and economic collapse at home, Syrian business interests now top the list of international investors in Turkey, even as tens(...)

Supporters of Turkey’s prime minister and presidential candidate Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul yesterday. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

In Istanbul’s Kadikoy district, students openly drink beer on street corners where monuments to the founder of the modern Turkish state, Mustafa Kemal(...)