Stories about Turkey from May, 2015
Data Set Demonstrates Attacks on Turkish Opposition Party's Campaign Offices Are Systematic
Is it a coincidence that the party which could derail the ruling party's majority in parliament keeps getting attacked?
Covering Turkey's General Elections, One Tool at a Time
'The organisation uses the concept of crowdsourcing for social activism and public accountability, serving as an initial model for what has been coined as 'activist mapping'.'
Why Are Latin Americans Naming Their Children ‘Onur’ and ‘Sherezade'?
One Thousand and One Nights, a Turkish drama series, enjoys incredible success in the Mecca of soap operas: Latin America. But what questions does this success raise?
Morsi's Death Sentence: The International Community Is Anything but Silent
The international community speaks up against Morsi's verdict and the mass death sentences passed by an Egyptian court on May 16. Netizens stand in support for the ousted president.
Turkey's Selfie-Taking Ottoman Prince Statue Is Down but Not Out
An Ottoman prince took a snap of himself looking rather bronzed on the Black Sea coast. Now he is recuperating having been robbed of his sword and phone.
Thank the Ottoman Empire for That Taco You're Eating
Taco al pastor, the classic Mexican street food that’s popular in the US, has roots in a surprising place: the Middle East.
State Department Responds to Turkish Official's Criticism of Police Brutality with Tepid Humour
"Maybe she is doing what your dog media was doing during the Gezi protests and licking the government’s ass!"