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Turkey Presidential Election

My Letter To Erdogan, AKA Turkey's Autocratic Leader

Gülsah Tüfekci | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Gülsah Tüfekci

Oh Tayyip, you've done it again, an absolute majority in the presidential elections. You speak to your supporters about a "new era." Your advocates love cheering you on, but your opponents take in those words with terror and angst.

Report: Erdogan Wins Turkey's Presidential Election

AP | SUZAN FRASER and ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 10.10.2014 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone towar...

Sophia Jones

Turkey's Presidential Election Unlikely To Bring Any Surprises

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 08.08.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- Just two days before the country's first direct presidential election, Turkey’s dark horse candidate Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu still feels li...

Sophia Jones

Turkish Residents Forced Out By Gentrification Take Aim At Presidential Shoo-In

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 08.07.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- At a coffeehouse here in the low-income neighborhood of Fikirtepe, a group of men with greying beards and wrinkled faces sit around a tabl...

Sophia Jones

'No Other Government Has Been So Radical Against Women'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 04.18.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- There are few things that shock Pinar Ilkkaracan, one of Turkey’s most prominent women activists. For three decades, she has battled wha...