Gaziantep in southern Turkey is known as one of the "Anatolian Tigers" for its dramatic economic growth, driven by industry and border trade. But the boomtown has been hit hard by the crisis next door. From Gaziantep, Matthew Brunwasser reports.
For the Geo Quiz we are looking for a province in southern Turkey about the size of Delaware. It is an ethically diverse province and even includes a village with a 100 percent ethnic Armenian population. Can you name it?
Syrian Military defectors in Turkey talk about the role of the military in the uprising. Divisions within the military are deepening over violence against civilians. Orders to shoot protesters are enforced with executions.
Matthew Brunwasser reports on the funeral Tuesday of a former Turkish Prime Minister, now considered the father of political Islam in Turkey, one of the few countries in the Middle East region to successfully mix religion and politics.
A glitzy soap opera produced in Turkey is having an unexpected influence on tourism. The program flopped in its home country, but it drew 85-million viewers across the Arab world. Reporter Matthew Brunwasser reports.
Cover bands aren't usually musical innovators. But Dolapdere Big Gang of Turkey might be the exception. This eight-piece band of young Roma musicians, plays Western pop hits in a traditional Turkish style. Matthew Brunwasser has the Global Hit.
You might think authoritarian political regimes aren't very good for art. But Serbian rock star Rambo Amadeus says tyranny gives art purpose and energy. Now he says cultural life in Serbia has run out of steam. Matthew Brunwasser has today's global hit.
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 ï¿½Twilight' film. For today's Global Hit, Matthew Brunwasser profiles the front man of the seminal gothic rock band Bauhaus.