Turkey

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Why are Britons so much more relaxed about Covid than Europeans?
UK residents abroad are shocked at the lack of mask wearing back home, and point fingers at the government’s blase approach

Rachel Obordo and Alfie Packham

15, Oct, 2021 @3:51 PM

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Afghan refugees accuse Turkey of violent illegal pushbacks
Migrants, many fleeing the Taliban regime, claim they are being beaten, harassed and turned back by Turkish border forces

Peter Yeung

14, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Muslim foreign ministers to make women’s rights plea to Taliban
Ministers from Muslim-majority nations to travel to Kabul to discuss ban on girls going to secondary school

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

13, Oct, 2021 @12:07 PM

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Inside the murky world of Istanbul’s taxi cartels
Turkey’s biggest city’s drivers caught in brutal power struggle between politicians, unions and wealthy licence holders

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

10, Oct, 2021 @8:35 AM

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Saudi aide accused of directing Khashoggi murder edges back to power
Saud al-Qahtani, aide to Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is praised on pro-government social media

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

08, Oct, 2021 @5:29 PM

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‘The water used to be up to your armpits’: birds starve as Turkey’s lakes dry up
Drought, rising temperatures and poor farming practices are taking a devastating toll on the country’s wildlife

Liz Cookman and Emre Caylak

07, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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‘It’s like a war’: Greece battles increase in summer wildfires
Prevention and suppression are crucial as climate change creates stronger heatwaves, say experts

Ruth Michaelson

30, Sep, 2021 @11:18 AM

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Erdoğan and Putin hold face-to-face talks over Syria ceasefire
Turkey’s president wants to shore up the truce because it has been ruptured repeatedly in the last 18 months

Bethan McKernan in Istanbul

29, Sep, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Syrian oil spill moving towards Cyprus appears to partially dissolve
Spill was threatening island’s Karpas peninsula, but pieces have detached and fate now depends on sea currents

Helena Smith in Athens

01, Sep, 2021 @3:32 PM

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Afghanistan’s neighbours offered millions in aid to harbour refugees
Bordering states such as Pakistan urged to temporarily take in Afghans bound for Europe and the US

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

31, Aug, 2021 @9:30 PM

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International talks aim for consensus on Taliban government
Western G7 powers are meeting Turkey, Qatar and Nato in Doha to discuss how Kabul airport could be reopened

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

30, Aug, 2021 @12:41 PM

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