Baha’ism is a faith founded in the 19th century, which groups an international community of believers who wish to be considered as members of an
Mansour Osanlou is one of the most famous trade union leaders of Iran, who was the head of the Tehran bus drivers union. He was emprisonned and
In Iran, homosexuals risk the death penalty. Human rights ngos estimate that several hundred of them have been executed since the islamic revolution
Turkish riot police have been clearing Istanbul’s Taksim Square of its last protestors.
The unrest began after a police crackdown on an
“They’re only trees!” the protester shouted. But, in Turkey, four protesters became 4,000 – and then the effort to stop trees from being cut down in
Reflecting a wider debate about Turkey’s identity and the role that religion should play in public life, there is controversy over the increasing
In all its years of clashes with the Kurds, Turkey has finally decided that political efforts may be more effective than its military advantage. The
Question from Onur in Turkey: “Hello my name is Onur. With the economic crisis the process of EU enlargement has slowed. Will the EU continue to
The ‘Arab Spring’ has changed several political regimes in the Middle East, shaping modern culture in the Arab World. With Turkey’s political
This video documentary by photographer Mehmet Güngör shows the Allianoi archaeological site before the Yortanli dam was built and the site itself was
Architect Onur Karahan is one of our protagonists. He has always had a passion for archaeology, ever since he was a child, but he thought it would be
Ahmet Davutoglu is seen as the architect of the new Turkish foreign policy over the last decade. Political scientist and historian, he is often
Joining the European Union remains a top priority for Turkey despite the economic crisis and controversy over comments made on the Armenian genocide
After the Jasmine revolution in Tunisia just what has been accomplished in the political, economic and social spheres by the Ennaahda party. The
Hundreds protest against extremism in Izmir, western extremity of Anatolia (filmed by Oguz Coskun).
European countries are being urged to sign up to a new convention which will introduce tougher measures to tackle violence against women.
This week in U talk, our first question is from Ceren, a student from Istanbul. She says:
“I’d like to know what you think about Turkey joining the
As the election campaign winds down in Turkey, euronews spoke to some of the main figures involved in Sunday’s historic poll.
The election is not
This week The Network talks to three newsmakers to explore the issue of Turkey’s accession to the EU.
The contrast between the two sides is
Turkey has been increasingly visible on the world stage in recent years, especially in relation to the Middle East. The population is almost 100
Football fans before a game, nearby Takdim square, Istanbul
Video by Caba Kovac
Turkey is transforming. Ankara is developing economic and diplomatic relations with its neighbours, prompting many in the global community to talk of