Most Commented Stories Tagged: Turkey

Lifestyle & Belief

Scarves in Turkey

Turkey's parliament is expected to approve a bill this week that allows female university students to wear headscarves and that's upsetting secular Turks, as the BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Istanbul.

Global Politics

Turkey tense over house vote

The US House Foreign Affairs Committee is voting tomorrow on whether to use the term ?genocide? to describe the World War One-era killing of Armenians. The vote will be closely watched in Turkey. Correspondent Matthew Brunwasser reports from Istanbul.

Arts, Culture & Media

Vampire rock

In 1979 Peter Murphy sang about the death of a vampire and gave birth to gothic rock. Now Murphy portrays a vampire in the latest �Twilight' film. For today's Global Hit, Matthew Brunwasser profiles the front man of the seminal gothic rock band Bauhaus.