Turkey has given in to international pressure and allowed Iraqi peshmerga, as the Kurdish fighting force is known, into Kobane, Syria. But Kurds in Turkey say they're still not happy with the way they're being treated by the ruling AK Party, headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
People in Turkey voted for a new president over the weekend. It was the first time in Turkey's history that a president was directly chosen by the people, and they selected their powerful but embattled prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Like many doctors around the world, Turkish doctors at public health facilities face often-staggering workloads. But unlike in other places, Turkish doctors now face a stunning amount of violence from disgruntled patients and their relatives.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants you to know Turkey's problems are not of his making. In fact, he says, they can all be tracked back to some foreign influence or agitator. And no foreigner is immune.
Turkey's effort to block Twitter was largely unsuccessful — but it's had an unexpected consequence. Supporters of the local ruling party and Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan have launched a Twitter alternative — AKPitter.
There are literally millions of Syrians living as refugees around the Middle East. About 1 million of them are living in Turkey, where many have decided to take to begging on the streets to make ends meet. But they're not always getting a friendly welcome.