“Women, life, freedom,” chants the crowd. Some demonstrators held signs protesting violence against women in Turkey. Others clutched posters calling for sexual freedom and poking fun at the government.
Turkey opened a new front in Syria's war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a US-backed Kurdish militia in Afrin province that raise the prospect of deeper strains between Ankara and NATO ally Washington.
Relations between the US and Turkey are deteriorating. Now, the countries have enacted new visa restrictions against one another's citizens. Those affected most include students, business travelers, tourists and other nonimmigrant travelers.
The Etruscans lived in central Italy more than 2500 years ago. They were "the teachers of our teachers," the Romans. Yet we still can't be sure where they came from. The key to unlocking the Etruscan enigma may lie in genetics and linguistics.
The Turkish government is unveiling new monuments and has already renamed the iconic Bosphorus Bridge, various schools, mosques, a TV studio, bus and metro stops, even entire neighborhoods — all after July 15.
Some women’s groups say they are being specifically targeted. On Twitter, many women are reporting an increase in harassment on the streets. Others are railing against misogynist language used by all sides, reducing women to pawns, or spoils of war.
Since the tragic attack at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, there have been a lot of questions about how Islam views depiction of the Prophet Muhammed. So, can you or can't you draw the Prophet?
During the past 12 months, more than 260 people have been killed in terrorist attacks by ISIS or Kurdish militants. Ömer Taşpınar, a Turkey expert at the Brookings Institution, explains the country's dual conflicts.