Turkey

Politics

Election results shake up Turkish politics

It looks like Turkey is heading for a fresh start, after elections. The conservative Islamic AK Party has dominated the country for 13 years, but has now lost its majority. Many young Turks have never known anything except AK rule. A coalition is now likely, and that will likely reverse the country's trend to authoritarianism.

Politics

A dog's life in Turkey

People in Turkey have had a special reverance for their dogs since the days of the Ottoman Empire. Dogs in Istanbul even have �resident rights.� Correspondent Julia Rooke finds out what life is really like for the Turkish canine.