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As political tensions rise, Turkey notes a boom of licensed arms, endorsed by the ruling AKP

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 11.03.2016 | World
Yavuz Baydar

It happened on a special day. After the Republic Day celebrations, on October 29, Bülent Tezcan, the vice chairman of Turkey's main opposition part...

Thousands In Istanbul Put Aside Political Differences For Anti-Coup Solidarity Rally

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.25.2016 | World

ISTANBUL ― Thousands of Turkish men, women and children filled Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square early Sunday evening, putting polarized politics be...

Consumers Can Profit from Leaving the Grid

Joshua Pearce | Posted 05.31.2016 | Green
Joshua Pearce

Secret is Out It is no secret that solar energy is a money maker. Since 2011, the cost of solar electricity has been less than what consumers pay the...

Almost There

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 05.27.2016 | World
Yavuz Baydar

''While the world watches in awe or indifference, Turkey is in the midst of a rough power grab. Dismantling the system from its main elements, and wit...

AKP's Machiavellian Victory: How It Happened and What It Means for Turkey

Karabekir Akkoyunlu | Posted 11.13.2016 | World
Karabekir Akkoyunlu

Beyond the internal dynamics of the Kurdish movement, the past five months have inflicted traumatic wounds and memories on Turkey's increasingly divided societies, which require a radical change of collective mentalities to heal -- something the past election certainly did not provide.

How Erdogan's Dramatic Comeback Happened, and How Far Its Impact Might Reach

Yusuf Muftuoglu | Posted 11.02.2016 | World
Yusuf Muftuoglu

ISTANBUL -- The Turkish president now has an opportunity to offer something new to Turkey, to the Middle East and to the world. A fresh approach is very badly needed.

Turkey's Election Fatigue

Galip Dalay | Posted 08.26.2016 | World
Galip Dalay

One of the ultimate signs of the settlement of the Kurdish issue in Turkey will be the representation of the Kurds in the political centre with their own identity and demands. This may be the harbinger of such an eventuality.

Turkey Faces Snap Election

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 08.13.2015 | World

ANKARA, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Turkey faces a snap election this autumn after talks on forming a coalition government broke down on Thursday, increasing u...

Why Both Erdoganism and Kemalism May Finally Be Dead in Turkey

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.27.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Turkey is headed in a dangerous direction, toward a corrupt, authoritarian state. The country needs an Arab Spring of sorts, but within the democratic process. An electoral revolution, not a street putsch. The use of the rule of law to end an illiberal government. The ballot box must make political power accountable.

Where Is Hillary On Health Care?

John Geyman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
John Geyman

I think that the momentum for a single payer system will sweep the country . . . it will be such a huge popular issue . . . that even if it's not successful the first time, it will eventually be.

Woman In Police Beating Case Settles For $1.5 Million, Officer Resigns

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.25.2014 | Crime

Marlene Pinnock, the 51-year-old great-grandmother seen in a video being punched by a California Highway Patrol officer, has settled her case against ...

Feds Should Take a Hard Look at California Highway Patrol Beating Case

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 09.28.2014 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The see-no-evil policy of the feds toward police violence has remained constant in the past decade despite the rash of questionable police shootings and beatings of unarmed blacks and Hispanics.

The "Three Turkeys": Making Sense of 30 March Local Elections

Umut Özkırımlı | Posted 06.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Umut Özkırımlı

The message these elections have hammered home, and here the "context" does matter, is the apparent lack of willingness on the part of these groups to continue to live together.

Women's Political Participation on the Rise in Turkey

Melis Figanmese | Posted 06.07.2014 | World
Melis Figanmese

In southeastern Turkey, a region where 45 percent of women cannot read or write, women are making unprecedented gains. The first woman mayor of Hakkari, Dilek Hatipoglu, was elected and Fatma Toru became mayor of Konya's Meram district.

Turkey: CHP Leader Says He Would Consider Stepping Aside For Sarigul

Joe Lauria | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Joe Lauria

Kilicdaroglu has consistently bashed Erdogan on both domestic and foreign policy in the midst of a deepening gulf in Turkish society between secularists and Islamists that threatens more street violence.

On Leadership: Just Borrow My Ladder

John Hope Bryant | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

Learn how to overcome your challenges. How to overcome your obstacles. How to overcome your fears. How to overcome failure.

WATCH: Suspect Blames His 'Swag' For Police Chase

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.23.2012 | Los Angeles

"What is drugs?" may just become a new meme after this LA high-speed chase. Vardan Aslanyan, a 29-year-old, garnered attention last week after lead...

405 Freeway Opening Today

Posted 09.16.2011 | Los Angeles

The Mulholland Bridge demolition is completed ahead of schedule, reports the Associated Press. That's why officials have just announced that the 405 f...

Gov. Hickenlooper's Veto of SB 213 Insults Low-Income Parents

Brian T. Schwartz | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver
Brian T. Schwartz

For some families, SB 213 would have increased the Child Health Plan Plus enrollment fee to $20 per month. It's insulting to eligible parents to suggest that they would not pay the increased fees.

Turkey's Referandum: Sunday Night Thriller

Ahu Ozyurt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahu Ozyurt

What to follow in Turkey this Sunday? It is either the World Basketball Championship final game or the constitutional amendment referendum. Both will give you a heart attack.

Zumante Lucero Qualified For Coverage Under CHP: Attorney General

The Denver Post | Allison Sherry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado attorney general's office said Wednesday that a Denver boy who died of complications from his asthma was covered by a health plan that sh...