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    1. October 18, 2014

      Turkish prosecutor drops high-level corruption probe

      A prosecutor has wound up a corruption investigation that shook Turkey’s government last year and set the stage for an epic...

    2. The A-List

      October 9, 2014

      Media censorship in Turkey: less visible but more effective?

      A viral image of Recep Tayip Erdogan in front of graffiti in Istanbul in March 2014  © Ozan Kose/AFP As recently as 2013,...

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    1. The World

      October 3, 2014

      Turkey's Middle East juggling act just got trickier

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the Turkish parliament Turkey’s parliament has just voted to authorise the army to use force...

    2. October 2, 2014

      The fatal flaw in the west’s fight against Isis

      Istanbul has lost none of its magical energy. Turkey, though, has mislaid its geopolitical compass. Not so long ago, Recep...

    3. September 21, 2014

      Ford Otosan takes the export route as home market stalls

      “Ford Otosan is one of the greatest leaders of the automotive sector,” declared Recep Tayyip Erdogan, then Turkey’s prime...

    4. September 21, 2014

      Turkish businesses embrace opportunities in north Africa in spite of Libya risk

      In June, Turkish engineer Aykut Simsar was living the pleasant life of an expatriate in the Libyan city of Misurata,...

    5. beyondbrics

      September 16, 2014

      Turkey facing winter gas shortage

      Poor forward planning and political manipulation of energy prices look likely to leave Turkey facing gas shortages this...

    6. September 12, 2014

      Up front and personal: Turkish artist Taner Ceylan

      With Taner Ceylan, there is no tiptoeing around the issue of what it means to be Turkish today. The 47-year-old artist makes...

    7. September 12, 2014

      Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky talks ‘realpolitik’

      “Everything is real,” Andrei Konchalovsky exclaims. “The people are real. The postman is real. The funeral is real. I didn’t...

    8. September 12, 2014

      Young Turkish designers seek new ways to reflect their heritage

      Cultural melting pots The second Istanbul Design Biennial, which starts in November, is taking place at a pivotal time for...

    9. September 10, 2014

      Turkey’s economic growth slower than expected

      Turkey’s economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the second quarter following months of political uncertainty and a...

    10. September 9, 2014

      Credit markets: High altitude

      What’s the worst that could happen to Lufthansa in the next five years? It is an airline – which may be enough to set nerves...

    11. September 5, 2014

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to break links with Turkey’s past

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan is making his mark as Turkey’s first directly elected president barely a week after taking the oath of...

    12. August 18, 2014

      Gazans say they live in world’s biggest prison

      About 100 anxious people are lined up at a window in the southern end of the Gaza Strip at the Rafah border crossing to...

    13. August 12, 2014

      Turkish air is thick with post-poll intrigue

      There is nothing quite like the buzz of an election in Turkey – or the sense of emptiness once the campaign has come to an...

    14. August 10, 2014

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan secures Turkish presidency

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, won the country’s first direct election for president on Sunday, in a triumph...

    15. July 11, 2014

      The Proms: global and diverse?

      It started with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra of Moscow Radio in 1966. Until that point, the Proms, London’s annual...

    16. July 6, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – July 7 Consider an MBA MIT Sloan on the Road presentations arrive in Paris. Each year the US business school hosts...

    17. July 1, 2014

      Erdogan looks to make natural progression to presidency

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, launched his campaign for the presidency on Tuesday, vowing to be an activist...

    18. June 19, 2014

      Court in Turkey orders release of army officers

      An Istanbul court has ordered the release of 230 people – almost all military officers – previously convicted for coup...

    19. May 30, 2014

      Turkey deploys police to prevent repeat of Gezi protests

      Tens of thousands of Turkish police have used tear gas against demonstrators seeking to commemorate the Gezi protests that...

    20. May 28, 2014

      ‘Dual structure’ undermines Turkey’s claim to be modern economy

      Amid the shine of a just-finished $511m factory on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey’s political and business elite gathered...

    21. May 26, 2014

      Turkish court orders Israeli commanders’ arrest over ship deaths

      An Istanbul court on Monday ordered the arrest of four former senior Israeli commanders that it blames for the lethal...

    22. May 23, 2014

      A city in a world of its own

      About two decades ago, my brother and I combined all our savings and bought a small, scruffy flat in Gloucester Road, west...

    23. May 23, 2014

      Across Europe in a haulage truck

      Haulage trucks criss-cross the continent all day and night and have redefined the map of Europe. Andrew Byrne jumps aboard...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2014

      Istanbul clashes

      Ulus Yunus Tosun EPA/ Protesters run away from tear gas fired by Turkish riot police during a demonstration against the...

    25. beyondbrics

      May 16, 2014

      Hopes rise for sales of disputed Iraqi-Kurdish oil exports

      Hopes for an early release of disputed oil pumped from Kurdistan – but held in Turkey – are rising, a person familiar with...

    26. May 15, 2014

      The Two Faces of January – film review

      Patricia Highsmith wrote great thriller novels – great because they are more than thrillers – but Hollywood keeps picking...

    27. May 15, 2014

      Tear gas fired at Turkish protesters after mine disaster

      Turkish police on Thursday used tear gas and water cannons to disperse thousands of protesters in Istanbul angry with the...

    28. May 9, 2014

      The Ottoman legacy on Istanbul

      Standing amid the arcaded pavilions of the Topkapi Palace, looking down the wooded promontory of Sarayburnu with Asia to...

    29. May 6, 2014

      Corruption scandal taints Turkish construction

      The day began badly for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister. On December 17 2013, police launched a series of dawn...

    30. May 1, 2014

      Istanbul police clash with demonstrators at May day protests

      Thousands of police and protesters squared off in Istanbul on Thursday as the government shut down much of the transport...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      May 1, 2014

      Teargas in Taksim Square

      Bulent Kilic/AFP Turkish protesters run for cover as riot police fire teargas to disperse a May day rally near Taksim Square...

    32. April 29, 2014

      Wealthy Afghans look overseas for bolt-hole

      Rich Afghans have been buying up property in Turkey as an insurance policy against possible problems at home after the...

    33. April 28, 2014

      Dangers in Erdogan’s polarisation tactics

      Tour guides at the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul are fond of pointing out a fountain where executioners are said to have washed...

    34. April 25, 2014

      Turkey’s top judge accuses Erdogan of damaging rule of law

      Turkey’s top judge has attacked the government’s handling of a split with its former Islamist allies, accusing Ankara of...

    35. beyondbrics

      April 24, 2014

      Empty Turkey stadium row raises political questions

      By David O’Byrne of bne in Istanbul Turkish football is no stranger to empty stadia, with the football authorities regularly...

    36. April 5, 2014

      Boeing and GE get US license to sell spare parts to Iran

      WASHINGTON/PARIS, April 4 – Boeing, the world’s biggest aeroplane maker, and engine maker General Electric said on Friday...

    37. April 1, 2014

      Turkey’s opposition should rediscover its strengths

      Officially, Turkish voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect municipal governments. But the ballot was also an informal...

    38. March 30, 2014

      Local election highlights deep divisions among voters in Turkey

      In the mazelike streets of Uskudar, the Istanbul district, where Recep Tayyip Erdogan voted in nationwide elections on...

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