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    1. FT Photo Diary

      September 1, 2015

      Bringing in the catch

      Fishermen haul a fishing net from the sea at the opening of the fishing season in Istanbul. The seasonal fishing ban...

    2. August 30, 2015

      Thai police widen Bangkok bomb hunt after arrest

      Thai police are hunting for further suspects linked to Bangkok’s worst-ever bomb attack after the arrest of a foreigner...

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      August 28, 2015

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    4. August 10, 2015

      Istanbul and southeastern Turkey suffer spate of deadly attacks

      At least eight people, including five police officers and a soldier, were killed on Monday in a series of attacks in...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      July 23, 2015

      Masked protesters

      Masked protesters stand on the street in the Gazi district of Istanbul last night, two days after a suicide bomb attack...

    6. July 21, 2015

      Turkey links Isis to border town slaughter

      Turkey’s prime minister says there is a “strong likelihood” that the bomb attack that killed 32 young activists in the...

    7. July 10, 2015

      Turkey steps up operations against Isis

      Police have launched raids across Istanbul and several other Turkish provinces, arresting at least 21 alleged Islamic...

    8. July 3, 2015

      ‘The House in Smyrna’, by Tatiana Salem Levy

      It could only happen in a novel. A young woman lies helpless on her bed in Rio de Janeiro, filled with self-loathing,...

    9. June 11, 2015

      Turkey: Fading factionalism

      In the weeks before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bid for greater powers was upset at the ballot box his followers...

    10. June 8, 2015

      Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s post-poll choice: step back or forge ahead

      Within hours of Turkey’s seismic election result, it was clear that Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hold over the country was...

    11. June 8, 2015

      Taste of defeat stalls Erdogan’s hopes of unchecked power

      The party that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan founded won the most votes in Sunday’s Turkish general election. But for...

    12. June 5, 2015

      Istanbul’s Byzantine legacy undermined by Ottoman restoration

      Byzantine Istanbul reworked on Ottoman lines Zeynep Ahunbay looks with disapproval as she stops before a poster of...

    13. May 31, 2015

      Turkish leftist leader gambles in poll bid to thwart Erdogan

      If the voters who back his party next weekend look like the attendees of his rallies, Selahattin Demirtas’s gamble to...

    14. May 27, 2015

      Turkey’s Davutoglu campaigns for election in the shadow of Erdogan

      The man who heads the Middle East’s most successful party is trying to work the crowd and it is not going so well. It...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      May 21, 2015

      Waiting for Selahattin

      Supporters of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) wait for the appearance Selahattin Demirtas, co-chair of...

    16. May 19, 2015

      Turkish unity could be a surprise Kurdish gift

      To go by their surnames, Turkey is a land of Turks – Öztürks (“pure Turks”), Arslantürks (“lion Turks”) and...

    17. May 18, 2015

      Turkey: A flagging growth story

      Osman Yildirim remembers life before the wave of foreign money came to the heart of Turkey. When Mr Yildirim, who runs...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      May 1, 2015

      Istanbul anger

      A man lies on the ground as Turkish police use a water cannon to disperse protestors during a May Day rally near Taksim...

    19. April 29, 2015

      Yorkshire currency trader arrested in ‘Ponzi’ probe

      A Yorkshire currency trader who was allowed to walk out of a police station four months ago has been arrested as part...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      April 22, 2015

      All hail Istanbul

      A woman walks under an umbrella during a sudden hail storm on Wednesday in Istanbul ...

    21. April 17, 2015

      HSBC: making withdrawals

      The front of HSBC’s annual report does not feature a picture of the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio. Nor is there...

    22. April 15, 2015

      Opinion: ‘Rolling back reform has led to malaise in Turkey’

      Turkey’s economic performance has been stellar in recent years. Growth surged after its financial crisis of 2001, with...

    23. April 15, 2015

      Istanbul glassmaker Paşabahçe offers history lesson in growth

      Kemal Atatürk would have been proud. In 1935, three years before his death, modern Turkey’s founding father, first...

    24. April 15, 2015

      Turks start a food revolution

      Turks are very sociable people, spending up to 35 per cent of their leisure hours with friends — three times more than...

    25. MBA blog

      April 7, 2015

      Strategy development

      The start of spring quarter at Kellogg marks the convergence of many events. The student body returns to Evanston...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      April 1, 2015

      Funeral of Mehmet Selim Kiraz

      Prosecutors, lawyers and judges stand near a statue of Lady Justice during a funeral ceremony for senior Istanbul...

    27. FT Alphaville

      April 1, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Emerging market forex reserves are shrinking. From a peak $8tn in mid-2014,...

    28. March 31, 2015

      Turkey growth slows to 2.4% in 2014

      Turkey’s growth slowed in 2014 and demand has been weak in the early months of this year, according to data that...

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      March 27, 2015

      Guest post: far more Europeans join separatists in Donbas than Isis in Syria

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta This week, St Petersburg hosted a bizarre gathering organized by the Rodina...

    30. March 22, 2015

      To Russia with love, from Europe’s far-right fringe

      Russians have grown accustomed over the past year to hearing, through local media, of the disdain of western leaders...

    31. February 28, 2015

      Turkish government and Kurds in bid to revitalise peace talks

      Turkey’s government and Kurdish politicians pooled forces on Saturday in a bid to revitalise stuttering peace talks on...

    32. February 20, 2015

      Turkish Jews look to Spain for back up plan

      In an Istanbul classroom, six greying students are converting the language of their grandparents into a possible...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      February 18, 2015

      Snow in Istanbul

      People walk in heavy snow in Istanbul on Wednesday ...

    34. February 17, 2015

      Murder of female student horrifies Turkey

      Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets across Turkey in recent days to protest at the attempted rape and...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      February 11, 2015

      Cold comfort in Istanbul

      Syrian refugees brave the cold and snow as they walk to a metro station in Istanbul on Wednesday, at the start of a...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      February 10, 2015

      G20 activity

      Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, chats with Jack Lew, US treasury secretary,...

    37. February 10, 2015

      US urges eurozone and Athens to strike a deal on bailout

      The US has urged Athens and its eurozone creditors to strike a deal over Greece’s financial future, underlining...

    38. February 9, 2015

      Rome foresees economic benefit in euro’s fall

      Italy has welcomed the euro’s fall against the dollar, highlighting Rome’s hope that a weaker currency would help boost...

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