Stories about Turkey from August, 2014
13 Photos by an Exiled Iranian Photojournalist of People Caught in Conflict in the Middle East
Maryam Ashrafi's portfolio spans Iran, Iraq, Turkey and France. Global Voices interviewed her about her work.
Kyrgyz President Gatecrashes (New) Turkish President's Party
As Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became Turkey's first popularly elected president, he had a surprise guest to help him celebrate. Kyrgyzstan's president Almazbek Atambayev became an overnight Twitter celebrity in Turkey.
Not a Peep From Turkey's ‘Penguin’ Media About the Opposition
On August 10, Turkey chooses its president for the first time. There will be three candidates on the ballot, but the national media, seemingly, have already made their choice.
Central Asia's Rulers View Turkish “Soap Power” with Suspicion
In recent years Turkish serials have amassed a worldwide following. In Central Asia, however, government officials are reluctant to give them air time.