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A Decade of Prime Minister Erdogan Leads To Widespread Protests in Turkey

UPDATE: Protest leaders have cancelled their expected meeting with PM Erdogan, citing the continued use of excessive police violence during Tuesday’s protest. In Istanbul and neighbouring cities, ongoing protests expose the widening rift between the people of Turkey and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Originally a…

The Kurdish Question

Settled in the Middle East since ancient times, the Kurds remain the largest ethnic group without a state of their own in the region. About 35 million are split between Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey, with small diaspora groups primarily in Armenia and Azerbaijan. The Kurds’…

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