Stories about Turkey from August, 2015
Turkish musician Gorkem Sen created the Yaybahar about six years ago as a mix of all sorts of instruments, including the Australian didgeridoo, the Turkish Ney and the thunder drum.
On August 19 Istanbul was rocked by more unrest as political tensions in Turkey continue to simmer.
As Turkey gets more and more deeply involved in the raging conflict on its border, security threats at home are on the rise.
Pro-Kurdish and leftist media sites are among the 96 websites most recently blocked by Turkish authorities.
'The truth does not develop under conditions of war and today Turkey needs the truth before anything else.'