Turkey coup attempt

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Like a Sword Wound by Ahmet Altan review – an Ottoman epic
Love and politics in the shadow of tyranny … The imprisoned Turkish writer’s historical novel has clear parallels with the present day

Phoebe Taplin

19, Dec, 2018 @11:58 AM

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Like a Sword Wound review – vibrant and engrossing
Jailed novelist Ahmet Altan is ‘living what he wrote’ in this tale of repression set in Ottoman Turkey

Lucy Popescu

02, Dec, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Turkey should look to its own brutal treatment of journalists | Kenan Malik
We must not forget the country’s appalling treatment of its own dissidents since the failed coup in 2016

Kenan Malik

21, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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'Suffocating climate of fear' in Turkey despite end of state of emergency
Laws enacted after 2016 coup attempt are lifted, but Recep Tayyip Erdoğan appears determined to continue pursuit of opponents

Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul

19, Jul, 2018 @6:39 AM

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Inside stories: Turkey’s grim tradition of publishing behind bars
Former HDP leader Selahattin Demirtaş has published a short story collection, written while in jail awaiting trial – just the latest example of a writer clashing with Turkey’s government

Jo Glanville

23, Jun, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Greece puts men accused over Turkey coup attempt under armed guard
Athens takes strict measures to protect eight commandos who fled after failed putsch in 2016

Helena Smith in Athens

10, Jun, 2018 @5:26 PM

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Turkey escalates row with Greece over 'putschist' soldiers
Erdoğan sends F-16 fighter jets into Greek airspace after pre-trial release of eight officers

Helena Smith in Athens

05, Jun, 2018 @10:41 PM

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Campaigners call for UK to act on rights as Turkish president arrives
Theresa May accused of ignoring ‘alarming oppression’ in order to win post-Brexit trade deal with Erdoğan

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

13, May, 2018 @3:59 PM

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Turkey's iron lady: 'It's time for the men in power to feel fear'
Nationalist politician Meral Akşener emerges as only credible presidential candidate pushing for victory over Erdoğan

Kareem Shaheen and Gokce Saracoglu

03, May, 2018 @4:00 AM

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Greece angrily rejects Erdoğan's proposed soldier swap
Turkish president said he could release two Greek border guards if Athens extradites officers who fled after coup attempt

Helena Smith in Athens

23, Apr, 2018 @7:21 AM

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Hakan Sukur – Turkey’s fallen hero who can never return home
Scorer of the fastest World Cup goal had the president of Turkey as a wedding guest but now lives in enforced exile in the US

Bob Lewis

18, Feb, 2018 @8:01 AM

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Confrontational Erdoğan stuns Greek hosts on Athens visit
Turkish leader jettisoned diplomatic niceties during meetings that were supposed to cement ties between the rivals

Helena Smith in Athens

07, Dec, 2017 @5:55 PM

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