Taksim Square: a man puts the finishing touches on a painting depicting Turkey’s attempted coup of July 15th, 2016. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty

Successful coups alter the course of history, but even botched ones can profoundly change the direction of a country. So when, on this day last year, (...)

Turkish upheavals: a supporter of President Erdogan at a rally in Ankara. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty

The year was just an hour old when a man dressed in black approached the door of the nightclub, raised an automatic rifle and shot a security guard in(...)