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Opposition slams Erdoğan cabinet reshuffle

Opposition slams Erdoğan cabinet reshuffle

Istanbul, Reuters—Turkey’s opposition accused Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Thursday of trying to rule via a secretive “deep state” after a cabinet reshuffle that would tighten controls on police already beleaguered by government-ordered...
Opinion: The semiotics of the Taksim Square protests

Opinion: The semiotics of the Taksim Square protests

The Middle East is pregnant with surprises, and many incidents have taken place without warning, similar to how volcanoes and earthquakes erupt. A series of social and political explosions have shaken several Arab republics since 2011, to the confusion of political...